Presentation of LSBA Pro Bono Ethics Curriculum CLE
Oct
24
3:30 PM15:30

Presentation of LSBA Pro Bono Ethics Curriculum CLE

The Pro Bono Project is celebrating National Pro Bono Week by hosting a free ethics CLE in our office. This CLE will feature a presentation of LSBA Pro Bono Ethics Curriculum with guest and board member Scott Sternberg of Sternberg, Naccari, and White, LLC. We will also highlight ways to volunteer with The Pro Bono Project.

Happy Hour Social to follow.

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The Big Impact of Small Successions CLE
Nov
7
3:00 PM15:00

The Big Impact of Small Successions CLE

Louisiana Appleseed and The Pro Bono Project will host an informative, FREE PROFESSIONALISM CLE (credit pending). The seminar will cover the history of small successions laws, the importance of title clearing methods, and how to use the Small Succession Affidavit. Attendees will learn more about the new rules that allow attorneys to earn CLE credit for doing pro bono work and will be encouraged to take on a pro bono case.

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in Orleans Parish CLE
Oct
18
9:00 AM09:00

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in Orleans Parish CLE

  • U.S. District Court - EDLA, Judge Zainey's Courtroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Want to learn how you can help immigrant children in need? The Pro Bono Project is proud to partner with Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans and members of the Louisiana Immigration Working Group to offer this free, 4-hour CLE seminar, including one hour each of ethics and professionalism. The first hour is an optional introduction to special immigrant juvenile status cases, while the remaining three hours will be a more thorough exploration of specific topics. While attendance is free, we ask that participants agree to accept representation in a pro bono special immigrant juvenile status case -- we will circulate a case list at the training.

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2019 Justice For All Ball
Sep
20
8:00 PM20:00

2019 Justice For All Ball

  • Mardi Gras World's Grand Oaks Mansion (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Pro Bono Project for the
31st Annual Justice For All Ball

Friday, September 20, 2019
8:00 pm – 11:00 p.m.
Grand Oaks Mansion at Mardi Gras World
1380 Port of New Orleans
Adults only, please

Attire
Black Tie Optional

Honorary Chair
Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust
Vincent Giardina, Trustee

Committee Chair
Nadège A. Assalé  
Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC.              

JFAB Music                           
The Bucktown Allstars

Patron Party Music
Ruth Marie & Her Jazz Band

Featured Artist
Christy Boutte | Art by Christy

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Self-Help Resource Center: what is it and how can it help me?
Sep
9
3:00 PM15:00

Self-Help Resource Center: what is it and how can it help me?

There are two ways to access the court: with an attorney or as a self-represented litigant. At this workshop, volunteers from The Pro Bono Project will introduce attendees to the procedural steps of 1) finding an attorney, 2) determining if they are eligible for civil legal aid, or 3) representing themselves in court.

Disclaimer: The Orleans Civil District Court established the SHRC to assist visitors with navigating the complexities of the legal system. Legal information is available.

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Bankruptcy Basics: Understanding the Chapter 7 Means Test
Aug
9
10:45 AM10:45

Bankruptcy Basics: Understanding the Chapter 7 Means Test

Presenter Amanda Burnette George is an 11-year veteran of the United States Trustee Program, a sub-agency of the Department of Justice tasked with administration of bankruptcy cases. She is a 2005 graduate of the Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business and a 2008 graduate of Tulane Law School.

She will speak on common issues and problems with Chapter 7 means testing, and how to avoid them.

Register online for this one hour free CLE.

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Pro Bono's Impact on the Community: Pro Bono Law Firm Liaison Luncheon
Jun
18
12:00 PM12:00

Pro Bono's Impact on the Community: Pro Bono Law Firm Liaison Luncheon

Join The Pro Bono Project at a luncheon hosted by the Hon. Jay Zainey on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 12 noon at U.S. District Court - EDLA. Members of the judiciary, supporters , and staff of The Pro Bono Project will discuss opportunities to volunteer as well as ways in which The Project can address the needs of our volunteers.

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Consumer Debt Clinic
Feb
21
10:00 AM10:00

Consumer Debt Clinic

  • Cornerstone United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Pro Bono Project hosts a free monthly consumer debt clinic on the third Thursday of every month. Volunteer attorneys will be present to address your questions about consumer debt problems, collection harassment, bankruptcy, and contractor disputes. Each monthly clinic will be held at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 5276 Bullard Avenue, New Orleans. For information, contact The Pro Bono Project at 504.581.4043.

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CLE: Child In Need of Care
Nov
11
8:30 AM08:30

CLE: Child In Need of Care

Volunteering as an attorney for the Child in Need of Care opportunity is as rewarding as it is challenging. If you are interested in learning how you can be of service to a child in the Louisiana's foster care system, this is the ideal CLE opportunity to do so.

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CLE: All In The Family
Nov
2
9:30 AM09:30

CLE: All In The Family

Join The Pro Bono Project for "All in the Family" a Family Law CLE on Wednesday. November 2, 2016 from 9:30 am until noon at Baker Donelson, 201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3600.  Registration begins at 9:30 am; CLE begins at 10:00 am. CLE Credit Hours: 2

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