Taft pro bono director Monica Fennell will be one of five speakers at the American Bar Judicial Division webinar, “Launching Court-Based Pro Bono Clinics, Including Ethics Tips.”
Topics covered in the 90-minute program on Thursday, Sept. 2 include how to:
- Launch an effective and sustainable court affiliated pro-bono clinic in a state or federal jurisdiction.
- Recognize ethics requirements for both the court and volunteer attorneys.
- Ensure the clinic complies with the judicial code requirements.
- Promote the clinic as a means to improve access to justice.
For more information about the program and to register, visit here.
Fennell leads the pro bono program across Taft’s offices, which includes identifying and developing pro bono opportunities, establishing an integrated pro bono system across the firm, and ensuring that all Taft pro bono legal services are consistent with Taft’s values and commitment to improving the communities it serves.