Previous Featured Volunteers
|As this month’s volunteer spotlight, we feature Anna Karpman, Julie Lauck and the in-house team at BNP Paribas for their incredible work with the Elder Law and Cancer Advocacy projects at the City Bar Justice Center. Learn More|
|The NYC Pro Bono Center is proud to feature Alison King as our volunteer spotlight this month. Alison is the pro bono counsel at Kaye Scholer LLP, and the current chair of the NYC Bar Association Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee. In this reflective piece, Alison shares a law student pro bono experience, “20 Minutes To Make Such a Difference". Learn More|
|Former Morrison & Foerster alum & current solo practitioner, Justine Rousseau shares her insights with us this month about volunteering with Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project. In addition to some great advice for law students & recent graduates, and the "great power" and "great responsibility" of pro bono work, we encourage you to read on if you are interested in gaining courtroom experience in family law, but are not quite sure whether you have the "right" expertise. Learn More|
|Fiona Finlay-Hunt, an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in the Intellectual Property & Technology group shares her insights on pro bono work spanning across arts and entrepreneurship, elder law, criminal appeals and corporate governance. Learn More|
|John Ogden, Counsel at Falcon & Singer P.C., is featured as our volunteer spotlight this month. John brings a unique perspective into his personal volunteering experience "Outside Big Law", and was the moderator of the recent panel held at the NYC Bar Association: "I Don't Have a Pro Bono Coordinator in My Office, How Can I do Pro Bono?" Learn More|
|David Banker and Eric Chafetz from the law firm of Lowenstein Sandler LLP, are recognized as this month's spotlight by the City Bar Justice Center for their work with the Bankruptcy Project and staffing the projects monthly pro bono bankruptcy clinics. Learn More|
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