Category Archives: Equal Justice Conference

The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review

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

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Request for Proposals: 2015 Equal Justice Conference

2015 ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference Presented by ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service & The National Legal Aid & Defender Association   May 7-9, 2015 (Preconference May 6) Hilton Austin | Austin, TX Request for Session Proposals The … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 2015 EJC Law School Preconference

Request for Proposals 2015 ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference Law School Preconference Presented by ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service & The National Legal Aid & Defender Association May 6, 2015  Main conference sessions May 7-9, 2015 Hilton … Continue reading

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The Equal Justice Conference in Portland – Register Now!

Registration for this year’s Equal Justice Conference in Portland, May 1-3, is now open! The Equal Justice Conference brings together all components of the legal community to discuss equal justice issues as they relate to the delivery of legal services … Continue reading

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Call for Equal Justice Conference pictures!

The Center for Pro Bono is seeking pictures from the Equal Justice Conference. Send us your best shots of your time in St. Louis, and we’ll feature them on our blog and Facebook page. Pictures can be e-mailed to abaprobono@americanbar.org.

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Reflections of a Graduating Law Student on the 2013 Equal Justice Conference

Like all marginalized groups, legal services providers have their own narrative of struggle and resilience. The Legal Services Corporation stared extinction in the face during the Reagan Era and remains under near constant threat of defunding. It has survived in … Continue reading

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How to get the most out of the Equal Justice Conference

The countdown is on! It’s just two weeks until the Equal Justice Conference (EJC) in St. Louis. As the conference approaches, we offer some advice for those who may be attending for the first time: Build your community We’ve all … Continue reading

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