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.

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

The 28th Annual Justice For All Ball
Sep
16
8:00 pm20:00

The 28th Annual Justice For All Ball

  • Audubon Tea Room

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.

2016 NOBA YLS Pro-Bowl-O-Tournament
Jul
17
1:00 pm13:00

2016 NOBA YLS Pro-Bowl-O-Tournament

  • Rock N' Bowl

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.

CLE: Volunteering At The Jefferson Parish Self-Help Desk
Jul
13
10:30 am10:30

CLE: Volunteering At The Jefferson Parish Self-Help Desk

  • Louisiana Bar Center, Founders Room

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.

CLE: Best Practices For Social Security Disability Appeals
Apr
19
1:15 pm13:15

CLE: Best Practices For Social Security Disability Appeals

  • Louisiana Bar Center - Founders Room

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.

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CLE: The ABCs of Disability Applications
Mar
22
2:00 pm14:00

CLE: The ABCs of Disability Applications

  • Daughters Of Charity Health Center

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.

Volunteer Appreciation: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Dec
9
4:00 pm16:00

Volunteer Appreciation: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

  • Jones Walker

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

Celebrate Pro Bono: National Pro Bono Celebration
Oct
25
Oct 31

Celebrate Pro Bono: National Pro Bono Celebration

  • The Pro Bono Project

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.

Hurricane Katrina: 10th Anniversary Commemorative Clinics
Aug
29
10:00 am10:00

Hurricane Katrina: 10th Anniversary Commemorative Clinics

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.

CLE: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status – a Focus on Louisiana
May
28
2:00 pm14:00

CLE: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status – a Focus on Louisiana

  • US District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

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.

Download the Agenda & Registration Form

CLE: Representing Unaccompanied Minors in Immigration Proceedings
Apr
15
1:30 pm13:30

CLE: Representing Unaccompanied Minors in Immigration Proceedings

  • Baker Donelson

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.

CINC CLE ...
Mar
27
7:30 am07:30

CINC CLE ...

  • Baker Donelson

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.

Consumer Credit Clinic
Jan
23
1:30 pm13:30

Consumer Credit Clinic

  • Delgado Sidney Collier Campus

Volunteer for our Consumer Credit Clinic - every fourth Friday of the month throughout the year beginning January 23rd.

#GivingTuesday
Dec
1
Dec 2

#GivingTuesday

  • The Pro Bono Project

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday ... there's #GivingTuesday!!

Free Tax CLE
Nov
13
8:30 am08:30

Free Tax CLE

  • Louisiana State Bar/Founders Room

Learn how you can help low income taxpayers even if you are not a tax lawyer!

National Pro Bono Celebration Week
Oct
18
Oct 25

National Pro Bono Celebration Week

Over the past five 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!

The Pro Bono Project is hosting several clinics and a CLE during this week. See details.

Clinic: Active-Duty Military Personnel September
Sep
24
12:00 pm12:00

Clinic: Active-Duty Military Personnel September

  • Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base

Join The Pro Bono Project in providing civil legal services to help our active-duty military personnel deal with the unique issues they face with mortgages and bankruptcy. For security reasons, please volunteer and register for this clinic no later than noon, September 17, 2014.

Register via email: Jesse George

CLE: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) & Unaccompanied Minors
Sep
4
7:00 am07:00

CLE: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) & Unaccompanied Minors

  • Hispanic Apostolate

A recent article in Time Magazine highlighted the crisis facing the civil justice system in metro New Orleans and Louisiana regarding the influx of children and young adults taking refuge in the United State from violence, abuse and abandonment in their home country. The SIJS CLE, presented by immigration law firm Ware|Gasparian, on September 4, 2014 will address this issue and provide training and information on handling these cases. The Pro Bono Project is encouraging its volunteers to attend. Six (6) CLE credit hours.