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Pro Bono

WCL Best Practices in Pro Bono: “I Am Not A Cat” – Tips for Effective Remote Representations

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 […]

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Government & Public Interest

Public Interest Designation Program

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.

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Pro Bono

Log Your Pro Bono Hours!

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 […]

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Government & Public Interest

EJW Regional Public Interest Awards Application Extended to 3/28

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 […]