Pennsylvania Bar Offers Pro Bono Seminar In Philadelphia

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will host a pro bono seminar titled Reaching Out to the Neediest Among Us. The special event will be held on Monday, March 7, at the PBI CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia. The live program will also be simulcast to numerous locations around the state. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

The president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Gretchen Mundorff, has made the expansion of pro bono legal services to the poor a priority of her term. Join PBI for their statewide pro bono conference and CLE program sponsored by the PBA's Legal Services to the Public Committee in conjunction with PBI. Participants will learn of the variety of ways to answer the call to service and fulfill their pro bono goals.

Among the faculty are Sandra A. Ballard, Pro Bono/Public Services coordinator, Dauphin County Bar Association; Victoria A. Coyle, executive director, North Penn Legal Services Inc.; Angela A. Eveler, executive director, Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center; Barbara E. Griffin, Allegheny County Bar Foundation; Christine Kirby, development coordinator, Neighborhood Legal Services Assoc. and PA Legal Aid Network, Inc.; HenryLeone, training and information facilitator, Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network; Samuel W. Milkes, executive director, Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network; and Robert V. Racunas, executive director, Neighborhood Legal Services Association.

For information visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, visit www.pbi.org.