Pro Bono Overview - Furthering Access to Justice and More.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 12:10 PM EDT
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Learn about New York State's 50 hour rule, Columbia's mandatory pro bono program and the importance of pro bono in providing access to justice and in the lives of lawyers in private practice and public interest. Presenters include Dean Ellen Chapnick, Laren Spirer (CLS's new Director of Pro Bono Programs), and Marlene Halpern, Supervising Attorney for The Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Practice. Lisa Kim, Program Coordinator for Pro Bono, will moderate.
Pizza will be served. Hosted by Social Justice Initiatives.