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    How to Navigate Emeritus Pro Bono Practice Rules

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    Join Crista Gantz of the Virginia State Bar, David Godfrey of the ABA's Commission on Law and Aging, and Buck Lewis, the Chair of the ABA's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service to learn how to make a difference in your community by providing pro bono legal assistance while on emeritus status!
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    This program will cover the ins and outs of how these rules are similar in the various states; how they differ; how this movement started; and legal aid organization models engage emeritus attorneys. Learn about online pro bono opportunities, such as ABA Free Legal Answers, through which attorneys can provide pro bono legal advice from the comforts of their own home with short-term commitment and malpractice coverage.

    At the end of this program you should be able to:
    •Identify at least three types of state emeritus pro bono practice rules and the requirements they impose
    •Explain at least one state's process for obtaining pro bono emeritus practice rules
    •Recognize at least three eligible legal aid organizations that can receive pro bono services from attorneys on emeritus status

    Event Details

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Apr 15, 2019

    2019-04-15T13:00:00-04:00 2019-04-15T14:35:00-04:00 How to Navigate Emeritus Pro Bono Practice Rules Join Crista Gantz of the Virginia State Bar, David Godfrey of the ABA's Commission on Law and Aging, and Buck Lewis, the Chair of the ABA's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service to learn how to make a difference in your community by providing pro bono legal assistance while on emeritus status!

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    ABACLE

    American Bar Association

    Pro Bono and Public Service

    MCLE Information

    The ABA will seek 1.50 CLE general credit hours in 60-minute-hour states, and 1.80 general credit hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.

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    Panelists

    Tali Albukerk (Moderator), Crista Gantz, David Godfrey, George T. “Buck” Lewis.

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