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VLJ 101: How to Become a Rock Star Pro Bono Volunteer

  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
  • Recruitment Event
  • Training (non-CLE)

Join our interactive panel of VLJ staff and volunteers to learn about VLJ's pro bono
opportunities, resources available to volunteers, and how to get started. Worried that you don't have your own malpractice insurance? Come ask us about it. Want to help tenants facing eviction, but don't know anything about landlord-tenant law? Ask about our training and support to new volunteers. All questions are fair game! Hear from volunteers about how they went from new volunteer to rock star status.

By attending this volunteer information session, you'll also learn about the volunteer opportunities with VLJ, including:
- Program areas
- Scope and duration of assistance
- Resources available to volunteers
- Madden exemption
- Volunteer recognition
- Taking on your first case

Cathy Keenan, J.D.: Executive Director, Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
Stella Lyubarsky, Esq.: Staff Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
Karen Edler, Esq.: VLJ Volunteer, Of Counsel, Price, Meese, Shulman & D'Arminio, P.C.
Wendy Feldman, Esq.: VLJ Board Member and Volunteer, Vice-President, Corporate Counsel, Privacy and Cybersecurity Law, Prudential Insurance
Susan McGahan, Esq.: VLJ Board Member and Volunteer, Assistant Vice President, Senior Legal Counsel, AT&T
Andres F. Puerta, Esq.: VLJ Volunteer, Associate, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP