WSBA Pro Bono 101: How to be an Effective Pro Bono Advocate (October 2014) [PSP151009-FSV]

WSBA Pro Bono 101: How to be an Effective Pro Bono Advocate (October 2014) [PSP151009-FSV]

Original Program Date: October 9, 2014
Duration: 2 hours, 31 minutes
Credits: Ethics: 0.50, Law & Legal Procedure: 2.00
List Price:$129.00
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Special Pricing Available!

Public Service Price: FREE WSBA offers free CLE courses to support volunteers who provide pro bono and public services through a Qualified Legal Services or a WSBA Public Service Program, such as the Moderate Means Program and the Call to Duty Initiative.

However, to qualify for the public service price, you must be authenticated as a volunteer.
Contact to learn how to become authenticated and access this training or others for free.

New Member Price: $49.00 Members who have been admitted to practice in Washington for fewer than five years are eligible to receive new member pricing on select seminars.. Note: The store will automatically discount your purchase when you login and proceed to checkout.

Product Description:

While you may know your subject area, this recorded CLE covers what you need to know to effectively take on a pro bono case and provides those interested in volunteering with the tools, knowledge and strategies needed to successfully engage in pro bono and public service. Through MCLE Regulation 103(f), this training allows for attorneys who volunteer with a Qualified Legal Service Provider to convert four hours of pro bono work into four CLE credits.

Topics include:
  • RPC 6.1 Overview and Additional Rules to Support Your Pro Bono Effort
  • Ethical Rules and Considerations in Rendering Pro Bono Legal Services
  • Cultural Competencies: What to be aware of when working with clients who face
  • Strategies, tools and a Road Map to Effectively Communicate with Pro Bono Clients
Ana Selvidge – WSBA Public Service Programs
Threesa Miligan – KCBA Pro Bono Services
Emily Cooper – Disability Rights Washington
Martha Cohen – King County Court Interpreters Office
Alana Honigman – Sound Mental Health
Aurora Martin – Columbia Legal Services
Abbey Perkins – Associated Council of the Accused

This program was a live webcast presented on October 9, 2014, in Seattle, WA. If you attended the live webcast and reported CLE credits, you cannot also report credits from watching or listening to this recording.

Full program agenda and faculty
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Coursebook contains 168 pages.

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