An interactive workshop for pro bono attorneys, non-profit directors, pro bono managers, coordinators, and their staff. Sponsored by the State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Initiative.
Location: State Bar of Michigan, 306 Townsend St, Lansing
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Cost: This training is offered free of charge and lunch will be provided
This workshop will provide an excellent opportunity to network and learn, with a primary focus on recruiting and increasing the effective participation of pro bono attorneys and successfully and efficiently managing pro bono programs.
Session topics will include:
- Pro Bono Assessment Report
- Pro Bono News and Update
- Strategies to Expand and Improve Pro Bono
- Recruitment and Management of a Successful Pro Bono Program
- Using Technology to Enhance Your Pro Bono Program
The Pro Bono Initiative (PBI) is responsible for encouraging and coordinating the delivery of pro bono legal services. The PBI also helps the State Bar of Michigan play a constructive leadership role in promoting policies and mechanisms to support lawyers in their effort to fulfill their ethical responsibility to assist in the provision of civil legal services to the poor.
Pro Bono Initiative Roster PDF
Questions? Contact Rob Mathis at email@example.com or (800) 968-1442, ext. 6412.
Tax Law Training
Sponsored by the SBM Pro Bono Initiative and Taxation Section, in partnership with the Low Income Tax Payer Clinics at the MSU and U of M Law Schools
Expand your Legal Expertise & Earning Potential—Learn How to Handle a Tax Law Case
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013
Time: 10 a.m.–Noon
Location: Live at the Lansing Campus of Cooley Law School, and a simultaneous webcast at Cooley's Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, and Grand Rapids campuses
Cost: FREE with commitment to accept a pro bono tax case