We're kicking off our 2017 Justice For All Ball (JFAB) planning and we're already cooking up something special for you.
Please join The Pro Bono Project on May 10th from 9:30 am to 12 pm at the Louisiana Bar Center for a FREE 2-hour CLE. The topic will be BANKRUPTCY.
Mark your calendars, Give NOLA Day 2017 is happening on May 2nd - the first Tuesday after Jazz Fest!!
We look forward to you joining us for an insightful CLE opportunity presented by R. Paul Tuttle, JD, Director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS).
Please join The Pro Bono Project on April 28, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:00 am at the Louisiana Bar Center for a one hour FREE CLE. The topic will be Success with Small Successions. Attendees will learn about this area of law and the required documents for filing. Staff Attorney Jenny Abshier will be presenting.
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Last Chance CLE & Volunteer Appreciation Event - December 8, 2016, Jones Walker, 201 St Charles Ave., 52nd Floor.
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.
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
Join Honorary Co-Chairs Gary Solomon, Jr. and Seth Bloom, Esq., along with the Justice For All Ball Committee and the Board and Staff of The Pro Bono Project for a fun-filled evening of music, entertainment, food and beverages, raffle and auction (live and silent) and lots of surprises you won't want to miss. A Patron Party will precede the main Ball.
Join the New Orleans Bar Association Young Lawyers Section for the Sixth Annual Pro-Bowl-O-Tournament on Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Rock N' Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Avenue. All proceeds benefit The Pro Bono Project.
Join The Pro Bono Project on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, from 10:30 am to noon at the Louisiana Bar Center, 601 St. Charles Avenue, Founders Room, this CLE will provide the basic ins and outs of volunteering at the Jefferson Parish Self-Help Desk. One (1) CLE credit.
Get the most up to date information for working with clients needing to file a Social Security Disability appeal. Attorneys Gwynne Mashon and Steven Reed from Southeast Louisiana Legal Services will offer best practices and answer all your questions in this 2-hour CLE.
As part of the new Medical-Legal Partnership with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) and the Daughters of Charity Health Centers, The Pro Bono Project will co-sponsor a CLE on "The ABCs of Disability Applications" on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Daughters of Charity Health Center at 3201 S. Carrollton Avenue in the Community Education Room, 3rd Floor. CLE credit hours: 1.5.
The focus is on YOU! Time for applause as we invite you to join us for the 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Awards and CLE. This year's event will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Jones Walker, 52nd Floor. Registration will begin at 3:30 pm, with the CLE from 4:00-5:00 pm followed by the Awards Presentation and Reception.
Register/RSVP at: Volunteer Awards
In honor of National Pro Bono Celebration week, The Pro Bono Project is hosting a 2-hour CLE - All In The Family from 10 am to noon at Baker Donelson, 201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3600. 2 CLE credits.
Over the past six years, with your help, the ABA's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service has succeeded in creating an annual national spotlight on pro bono. Our collective efforts are helping to increase access to justice for all!
Please mark your calendar for this important week of recognition throughout the country. The Pro Bono Project will once again be celebrating with a variety of activities to celebrate pro bono. We'll have more details in the coming weeks.
Kick off National Pro Bono Celebration Week a day early by volunteering for the Election Protection Project on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 6:00 am to 8 pm.
Please join The Pro Bono Project Board, Staff and Volunteers for the 27th Annual Justice For All Ball, on Friday September 18, 2015 on the field at the Saints Indoor Training Facility from 8:00 pm to midnight. A Patron Party on the court of the Pelicans Indoor Practice Facility will precede the main event from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
To commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's devastating toll on the City of New Orleans and the surrounding parishes, The Pro Bono Project is hosting numerous clinics across the city on Saturday, August 29 from 10 am to 2 pm at various locations across the metro area.
This brief CLE will teach volunteer attorneys the basic ins and outs of handling bankruptcy cases for The Pro Bono Project.
Beat the summer heat and cool off with a little rockin’ and bowlin’ at the New Orleans Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Annual Pro-Bowl-O Tournament to support The Pro Bono Project.
The free three hour CLE will train attorneys how to take on a SIJS case, and all participants will leave with useful resources and forms. The highlight of the CLE will be a roundtable discussion with Louisiana practitioners on how different courts in Louisiana are handling these issues. We will discuss best practices in both state and immigration court and provide tips and tricks for handling these matters.
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The American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation Children's Rights Litigation Committee is sponsoring a CLE in conjunction with their section meeting in New Orleans this April.
Unaccompanied children are represented by an attorney in only about one-third (32%) of 63,721 cases pending in Immigration Court as of October 31, 2014. According to the latest data, legal representation makes a critical difference and allows youth with viable legal claims to present them in court.
The Pro Bono Project is presenting a Child In Need of Care (CINC) CLE for those wanting to learn the basics of working with this client group, and as a refresher for those who want to sharpen their skills.
Volunteer for our Consumer Credit Clinic - every fourth Friday of the month throughout the year beginning January 23rd.
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday ... there's #GivingTuesday!!
Learn how you can help low income taxpayers even if you are not a tax lawyer!