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NY Bill Would Give CLE Credit For Pro Bono Veteran Work

Monday, February 11, 2013

Empire State lawyers who do pro bono work for volunteer firefighters, other volunteer responders or military veterans would be able to credit the work toward their yearly continuing legal education requirements under new legislation introduced Friday in the New York State Senate.

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Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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