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Making a Difference: How to do pro bono without it taking over your life (and practice)

Monday May 21

  • By: Pennsylvania Bar Association's Legal Services to the Public Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    PBI Conference Center
    5080 Ritter Road
    Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15
    Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Contact:
    Pennsylvania Bar Institute
    (800) 932-4637
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  • Source: Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Bar Association's Legal Services to the Public Committee, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBJ), is presenting Making a Difference: How to do pro bono without it taking over your life (and practice) on May 21, 2012 at the PBI Conference Center in Mechanicsburg. The program will also be available live via simulcast at the following locations:

  • PBI Professional Development Conference Center
    Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Ave., 7th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The CLE Conference Center
    Wanamaker Bldg., 10th Floor, Ste. 1010, Philadelphia, PA

Chief Justice Ronald Castille, PBA President Matt Creme and PBA President-Elect Tom Wilkinson have made the expansion of pro bono legal services to the poor a priority for 2012. Join us for this statewide pro bono conference and CLE program sponsored by the PBA's Legal Services to the Public Committee and PBI to see a variety of ways you might answer this call to service and fulfill our aspirational duty.

Program Agenda

  • 8:00 - 9:00 Networking Breakfast (for all)
  • 9:00 - 10:00 Senior Law Helpline
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Break
  • 10:15 - 11:15 Youth Courts: Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline
  • 11:15 - 11:30 Break
  • 11:30 - 12:30 Pro Bono Week: From Pro Bono Programs in a Box to Celebrating the Heroes Among Us (Ethics)
  • 12:30 - 1:30 Luncheon (for all)
  • 1:30 - 2:00 Making the Most of Electronic Tools (Ethics)
  • 1:30 - 2:15 Break
  • 2:15 - 3:15 Serving Those Who Serve: LAMP, Vet Courts and More
  • 3:15 - 3:30 Break
  • 3:30 - 4:30 Civil Gideon
  • CLE Credit Comments: This program has been approved for 6 Total CLE credits, 1 of which may be applied toward Ethics.
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