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In-House Counsel Pro Bono: Challenges, Best Practices, and Opportunities for Engagement (Free Webcast)

Tuesday October 23
2018

  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Online Webcast, United States
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
    800.260.4PLI
  • Website: pli.edu
  • Source: Pennsylvania > PA Pro Bono

Practising Law Institute is offering a free one-hour briefing via webcast entitled In-House Counsel Pro Bono: Challenges, Best Practices, and Opportunities for Engagement on October 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM Eastern.

An expert panel will discuss some of the issues the legal community faces surrounding pro bono work by in-house counsel.  They will explore methods and opportunities for in-house counsel to engage in pro bono work.  Topics will include:

Experiences of attorneys working from various perspectives -- an in-house corporate attorney, Pro Bono Counsel for an AmLaw 100 firm, and the Corporate Engagement Counsel for a nonprofit that regularly works with in-house counsel
Best practices for overcoming challenges of in-house counsel pro bono engagement, such as subject-matter and time constraints
A brief overview of resources available to in-house counsel for finding and engaging in pro bono work
All in-house counsel interested in pro bono are encouraged to attend, as are law firm attorneys and nonprofit attorneys who partner or are interested in partnering with in-house counsel on pro bono matters.

Register now for this free presentation in observance of the ABA's 10th Annual National Celebration of Pro Bono.

Moderator:

Jessica Penkoff, Esq. - Pro Bono & Strategic Initiatives Coordinator, Pro Bono Net

Panelists:
  • Grace M. Gilligan, Esq. - Executive Director, Assistant General Counsel, Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Katherine (Katie) M. Marquart, Esq. - Pro Bono Counsel & Director, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Gina DelChiaro, Esq. - Corporate Engagement Counsel, Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • CLE Credit Comments:

    CLE-PA Credits
    Credit Status: Approved
    Total Credits: 1.00
    General: 1.00

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board. Under current rules, lawyers have the option of completing six (6) hours per compliance year of distance learning by participating in pre-approved, interactive, Internet or computer based CLE programs. More information on distance learning CLE credit.

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