Mon Oct 24
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The Role of Big Law in Closing the Justice Gap
- 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Eastern Time (US & Canada)
- By: Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA), Harvard Law School, Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs, Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School
- Community Education/Outreach
- Pro Bono
Legal services organizations do not have the resources to meet the legal needs of low-income individuals and communities. The private sector is a key partner in efforts to close the justice gap - but is pro bono work enough? Join us for a discussion about the actual and ideal roles of private law firms in addressing the justice gap.
Harlene Katzman, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Steven H. Schulman, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Presented in celebration of Pro Bono Week
This program is part of the Closing the Justice Gap: A Role for Every Lawyer series sponsored by the Office of Public Interest Advising, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Criminal Justice Institute, Systemic Justice Project, Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs, Office of Career Services, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, Harvard Access to Justice Lab, Criminal Justice Policy Program, and Law & Social Change Program of Study.