December 7, 2021, 12 PM ET to 1:15 PM ETRegister here to receive the Zoom link the day before the event and for additional information Public-interest and pro bono lawyers often interact with clients and witnesses who have experienced trauma. Learning about the science of trauma can help you be a more effective advocate. Understanding […]
Annual Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards, October 26 from 4-5:30 On October 26, 2021, Supreme Judicial Court Justice Elspeth Cypher will present awards to three attorneys selected by the Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services for their exceptional dedication to providing volunteer legal services for persons who cannot afford an attorney for their essential […]
Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) and their panelists – lawyers who have experience with remote representations, including hearings in D.C. Superior Court. They are: Yvette Banker, Federal Government Pro Bono Lawyer Ashley Carter, DC Volunteer Lawyers Project Sébastien Monzón Rueda, Legal Counsel for the Elderly Jenadee Nanini, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Lise […]
Have you heard about BC Law’s Public Interest Designation Program? Review the checklist to see if you are on track to qualify. Students who complete BC Law’s voluntary Pro Bono Pledge and Public Interest Designation Program (PIDP) are recognized at graduation. If you have any questions, please feel free to schedule an appointment with Michelle Grossfield on SAGE.
If you haven’t already, please make sure to log your spring semester (or previous) pro bono hours. What counts as pro bono at BC Law? See our google form to find out. The Class of 2020 logged over 16,900 pro bono hours by graduation! Volunteer (unpaid and no stipend) hours may also qualify you for the MA Supreme Judicial Court’s (SJC) Honor Roll. Make sure to log these hours using the […]
Are you a student who has shown a dedicated commitment to public interest law? Applications are now open for this year’s Equal Justice Works Regional Public Interest Awards. Each year, the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee presents eight law students with a Regional Public Interest Award, recognizing some of the most innovative, impactful, and committed public interest […]