Events and Training

July


Pro Bono Coordinators' Training Day

The purpose of this training day is to facilitate group discussions among pro bono coordinators and other thought leaders in pro bono from around the state.  We will discuss topics such as best practices; gaps in services and resources, and how we can best collaborate with each other to reach our goal of closing the justice gap in New York.  This training day will take an open discussion format lead by moderators, and focused on solutions.

Target Audience: Law Firm Pro Bono Counsel, Law School Pro Bono Coordinators, Bar Association Pro Bono Coordinators, Legal Service Organization Pro Bono Coordinators, and any other staff that work with pro bono volunteer attorneys.

When:             Thursday, July 27, 2017
Registration:   9:00 am - 9:30 am

Program Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Where:        New York State Bar Association
                    1 Elk Street
                    Albany, NY 12207

Fee:            $15 (to cover the cost of meals)

Agenda: 

  • 9am-9:30am:  Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:30am -9:10am: Welcoming Remarks & Introductions
  • 9:40am-11:15am:  Pro Bono Needs Discussion
  • 11:15am-11:30am:  Break
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Pro Bono Training & Support Pro Bono Training & Support
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch - with a special presentation about upstate/downstate law firm pro bono projects
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm:  Technology in Pro Bono
  • 2:30pm-3:30pm:  Pro Bono Collaboration
  • 3:30pm-3:45pm:  Break
  • 3:45pm-4:30pm: Closing discussion

Register here