The PBEye

Pro Bono As We See It
July 16, 2012

Doing Well By Doing Good

On Wednesday, July 18, at 12:00 p.m. EDT President and CEO of PBI, Esther Lardent, and President of the Legal Services Corporation,  Jim Sandman, will team up to speak in an ALI-ABA webinar.  The webinar titled, Doing Well by Doing Good: Using Pro Bono to Expand Access to Justice and Improve Lawyers’ Professional Development will examine today’s critical need for pro bono legal services, how to identify good pro bono opportunities in your community, and how pro bono work can contribute to your own personal and professional development.  Other topics include:

  • the state of civil legal aid in the U.S. today;
  • the need for expanding pro bono assistance to leverage the limited resources of legal aid programs;
  • how to work with a legal aid program to deliver high-quality service; and
  • how to maximize the personal and professional benefits of doing pro bono work

If you’re interested in learning more about these topics from Esther and Jim, please join them on July 18th.