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Practical Considerations When Providing Pro Bono Representation

Kathryn Lafrentz, Alexis Yeboah-Kodie, Jhay Spottswood, and Nick Seger

There are unique challenges, practical considerations, and rewards when representing low-income and marginalized populations in a pro bono capacity.

Join us to:

  • Identify and learn to address specific practical considerations facing low-income and marginalized communities who rely on pro bono representation

    Identify challenges and learn strategies to maintain ethical obligations when providing pro bono representation to different types of clients

    Recognize opportunities to support communities by engaging in pro bono representation with an idea of what to expect and how to be an effective advocate

Note: The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for participating.

Speakers

  • Kathryn Lafrentz, Director of Legal Services, The Pro Bono Project, New Orleans, LA 
  • Alexis Yeboah-Kodie, Skadden Fellow and Staff Attorney, The Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
  • Jhay Spottswood, Staff Attorney, Franklin County Common Pleas Court, Columbus, OH

Moderator

  • Nick Seger, Assistant Professor of Academic Success, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH