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PodcastPBI Signatory Showcase featuring Robins Kaplan - Pro Bono and Indigenous People

PBI Signatory Showcase featuring Robins Kaplan - Pro Bono and Indigenous People

In a pro bono case that has drawn national attention, Robins Kaplan sued the federal government on behalf of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services closed the only emergency room on the Rosebud Reservation.

PodcastAttorney fees

Attorney fees

In this episode, PBI interviews Chris Walters, Senior Pro Bono Counsel at Reed Smith. Chris describes Reed Smith’s successful appeal in the Ninth Circuit of a lower court’s refusal to grant Reed Smith attorney fees in conjunction with the firm’s pro bono representation of a mistreated prisoner in the California correctional system.

PodcastPro bono assistance for Ukraine: Interview with L4GG's Lauren Worsek

Pro bono assistance for Ukraine: Interview with L4GG's Lauren Worsek

Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022 has given rise to many legal needs for those in Ukraine. In this episode, Nihad Mansour, Assistant Director, Law Firm Pro Bono Project® interviews Lauren Worsek, Director of Pro Bono Initiatives at Lawyers for Good Government (L4GG). Hear more about L4GG’s pro bono program offering assistance to those in Ukraine and how law firms and corporations can get involved.

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VideoThe Case for Pro Bono

The Case for Pro Bono

UNSW Faculty of Law and Justice recording of Australian Pro Bono Centre CEO, Gabriela Christian-Hare, on the importance of pro bono, its benefits and how the Australian Pro Bono Centre can help you to get started with pro bono.

VideoDiversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the employment context

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the employment context

Training on diversity, equity and inclusion in the employment context.

VideoIntersections between Human Rights and Climate Justice

Intersections between Human Rights and Climate Justice

Organised by The PILS Project to celebrate UK Pro Bono Week 2022, this webinar looked at the developing area of rights-based climate litigation.

VideoLegal Empowerment and Pro Bono Synergy: Ensuring Community Consent for Land, Indigenous People and Environmental Rights Protection

Legal Empowerment and Pro Bono Synergy: Ensuring Community Consent for Land, Indigenous People and Environmental Rights Protection

The session aims to discuss how legal empowerment ensures participation and involvement of grassroots communities in the decision- making process in projects that have direct impact on their communities and rights (land rights, Indigenous people’s rights and environmental protection and conservation).

PodcastDLA Piper and Mexico Appleseed: Expanding Access to Justice

DLA Piper and Mexico Appleseed: Expanding Access to Justice

For 14 years, Mexico Appleseed has been growing a network of law firms and corporate counsel engaging in pro bono in Mexico. In this episode, Nihad Mansour, Assistant Director, Law Firm Pro Bono Project® interviews Lisa Dewey, Pro Bono Partner, in DLA Piper’s Washington DC office, Maru Cortazar Executive Director of Mexico Appleseed and Gabriela Alaña, Partner, in DLA Piper’s Mexico City Office.

VideoWebinar: TrustLaw, An Introduction To Legal Pro Bono

Webinar: TrustLaw, An Introduction To Legal Pro Bono

Taproot Foundation teamed up with TrustLaw, the global legal pro bono program of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, for a webinar on how nonprofits and social enterprises can access their network of law firms for free legal assistance. 

VideoDomestic Abuse Awareness Webinar

Domestic Abuse Awareness Webinar

Delivered by Ceri Westcott, Clinical Lead at the domestic abuse charity, Future Living Hertford, and Amanda Thurston, Director of Hertfordshire Law Clinic. This session gives an overview of the law and practice in relation to domestic abuse.

VideoDigital Innovation Showcase 2022: AI to Bridge the Justice Gap

Digital Innovation Showcase 2022: AI to Bridge the Justice Gap

In May 2022, Justice Connect hosted a Digital Innovation Showcase. In this webinar, the Head of Innovation and Engagement Kate Fazio presented Justice Connect's new natural language processing artificial intelligence (AI) model with Justice Connect's University of Melbourne collaborators.

VideoDigital Innovation Showcase 2022: Introduction

Digital Innovation Showcase 2022: Introduction

In May 2022, Justice Connect hosted a Digital Innovation Showcase. This introduction and welcome features the Head of Innovation and Engagement Kate Fazio giving an overview of Justice Connect's Digital Innovation program.

VideoAn Overview: Public Interest Lawyering Course

An Overview: Public Interest Lawyering Course

PILnet envisions a world where rule of law, as developed and supported within a wide variety of countries, delivers justice and protects human rights. PILnet connects with local partners to develop the institutions essential to rights-respecting societies. It inspires lawyers to serve the public interest, strengthens the ability of civil society to help shape law and policy and makes formal systems of justice more accessible.

VideoPro Bono Best Practices Webinar

Pro Bono Best Practices Webinar

This ABA webinar will offer advice and expertise on best practices for directing and coordinating pro bono programs. Hear from experts in the field on how to best structure and direct your pro bono program to meet the needs of vulnerable clients. The panel will also discuss strategies specific to pro bono immigration cases. Join us to learn how to best structure your pro bono program to meet the needs of both clients and volunteer attorneys.

VideoBest practice in access to justice: lessons from the pandemic

Best practice in access to justice: lessons from the pandemic

This webinar is part of a series of webinars celebrating International Human Rights Day.

VideoLooking downstream: the long-term costs of underfunding legal aid in Australia - Webinar

Looking downstream: the long-term costs of underfunding legal aid in Australia - Webinar

Webinar hosted by the Law Council of Australia on 2 December 2021.

VideoReal Life Pro Bono

Real Life Pro Bono

The webinar – Real Life Pro Bono – aimed to combine inspirational storytelling with solid practical advance. The goal? To share a mix of magic and realism to arm curious practitioners with everything they need to know to make effective pro bono part of their work day. All in 60 mins.

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