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COVID-19 Employment Law & Current Legislation Update - 5.7.20

COVID-19 has impacted employers and employees in unprecedented ways. Lawyers are navigating this new climate with guidance from burgeoning legislation, and legal services/pro bono programs are now fielding questions from clients related to employment-type legal issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. In this timely program, hear from some of the field's leaders in employment law about legislation impacting employers and employees, and CARES Act updates. 

Event Panelists:

Jackie Gessner, Associate, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Laura A. Scott, Partner, Farmer Scott Ozete Robinson & Schmitt, LLP

Heather Willey, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Event Moderator:

Scott Wylie, NAPBPRO President

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Engaging Corporate Volunteers - 10.30.19

Corporate attorneys are often untapped resources for pro bono programs. However, their unique practice environment means selecting the right programs to pitch and our recruitment and retention efforts need to take this into account. Hear from some of the field's leaders in corporate pro bono about how your program can find success in engaging corporate volunteers.

Event Panelists:

Steve Fus, Assoc. General Counsel (Ret.), United Airlines

Christy Kane, Pro Bono Counsel, Entergy Corporation

Kermit Lowery, VP & Head of Legal – North America, LexisNexis Legal & Professional

Event Moderator:

Scott Wylie, NAPBPRO Vice President

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Mobilizing Attorney Volunteers in the Wake of Disaster - 9.25.19

As disasters hit Alaska, North Carolina, and Ohio, pro bono attorney volunteers played a vital role in helping victims recover and rebuild. Attend this webinar to hear insights learned from managing earthquake, hurricane, and tornado crises, and strategies to effectively use attorneys (within and outside the state) who want to help. Don’t wait until disaster strikes your service area! In addition to providing useful information and a framework for handling legal issues, get to know the network of experienced pro bono professionals who will support you in your time of need.

Event Presenters:
Katherine Asaro, NC Pro Bono Resource Center
Kelly Henrici, Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project
Cheryl Naja, Alston & Bird
Krista Scully, Alaska Bar Association

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ABA Update: Current Pro Bono Structure and Programming - 11.28.18

The past six months have been a period of tremendous change for the American Bar Association, including the creation of nine centers to organize the institution's programming. Join this webinar to hear an update on how pro bono activities fit into this new ABA structure and the latest work of the ABA in support of pro bono. Attendees will also learn about the recent success of the 10th Anniversary of the National Celebration of Pro Bono.

Event Presenter:

Cheryl Zalenski,
Counsel, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
Director, ABA Center for Pro Bono

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Getting and Keeping Pro Bono Volunteers - 9.24.18

This webinar will share strategies on volunteer recruitment, including leveraging social media; advertising cases and other pro bono opportunities; and retaining and re-engaging existing volunteers. It will also include sample recruitment materials and quick tips to help keep volunteers engaged.

Event Presenters:

Tara Z. Miles
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Laura Rodini
Community Law Center

Annie Speedie
Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

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Utilizing Libraries and Pro Bono to Open Access to Legal Services - 8.24.18

Join this webinar to learn how to engage libraries and librarians in educating the public about access to legal services through volunteer Lawyer in the Library Programs.

Event Presenters:

Joan Bellistri
Anne Arundel County Public Law Library

Amy Petkovsek
Maryland Legal Aid

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Pro Bono Unbundling - 5.18.18

Has providing unbundled services been the proverbial "black cat" in your practice or office? If so, join us for a superstition-shattering webinar and turn your luck around.

Event Presenters:

Ryan Roley
Family Law Office of Ryan R Roley

Katherine Alteneder
Self Represented Litigants Network

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Changemakers: A Self Care Workshop for Access to Justice Professionals - 1.26.18

Join Certified Professional Life Coach Solveig Pedersen for a workshop exploring how you can build and commit to self care practices. In this workshop, you'll learn some restorative tools to move out of burnout, and remind yourself to care for yourself as you continue to do your important work. Learn more about Solveig's work at solandheart.com | facebook.com/solandheart | Instagram @solandheart.

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Strategic Planning - 11.2.17

This webinar will discuss the importance of deep-dive strategic planning, strategies for conducting a planning process tailored to community non-profits, and how to ensure your plan is used to implement change in your organization.

Event Presenters:

Kelly Henrici
Executive Director
Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project
Dayton, OH

Marjorie McLellan
Assoc. Professor, Urban Affairs
School of Public and International Affairs
Wright State University
Dayton, OH

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