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Welcome back for Part II of our interview with Seward & Kissel, LLP attorneys Noah Czarny, Molly Kammien, and Angela Urbano, discussing their pro bono asylum work with Human Rights First.
We recently spoke to the three attorney team of Noah Czarny, Molly Kammien, and Angela Urbano of Seward & Kissel, LLP about their pro bono asylum work with Human Rights First, a non-profit, nonpartisan human rights organization with offices in … Continue reading
The bankruptcy court has a fascinating mix of cases, from the largest and most sophisticated Chapter 11 corporate restructuring case to the Chapter 13 case where a family is trying to save their home from foreclosure to a no-asset … Continue reading
What do you get when you combine a client in need, a website, an attorney, a laptop, and a law student? An ultra-productive opportunity for service, networking, and learning! https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/about/our-work/blog/blender-pro-bono-service-mentoring-and-legal-tech
Have you seen an email, Facebook post, Tweet or blog post like this one recently? If you have, you may live/practice in one of the 24 states currently surveying its lawyers about their pro bono participation. We’re excited to see … Continue reading
By: Manasi Raveendran Manasi Raveendran is a Cybersecurity Attorney with IBM Corporation. The views in this article are her own and do not necessarily represent IBM’s positions, strategies, or opinions. As a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law … Continue reading
Pro bono Volunteers Mobilize to Assist Immigrants at Airports with Legal Questions and to Staff the California Justice Bus, Courtesy of One Justice.
By: Jason Dominguez What’s the funnest thing you can imagine? Pro bono legal work! What is more fun than that? Pro bono legal work on a bus?
Jennifer Lechner, Executive Director at the NC Equal Access to Justice Commission reports on the introduction of a voluntary pro bono reporting in North Carolina. North Carolina joins twenty-two other states that currently track pro bono participation! Great news! Read … Continue reading
Needless to say perhaps, 2016 was a whale of a year. Events have cascaded daily right into our living rooms and mobile devices. The need for access to justice resources, of course, remains unabated. So, the work of our Committee and of our collaboration partners is as critical as ever. Our work together gives me great pride in our profession. There is simply no other profession more committed to helping those in need. Continue reading