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Pro Bono Happy Hour
33 minutes | May 7, 2021
EP#7 - The Challenge of COVID-19: Legal Community in Action
"We have to challenge the status quo and model the way." In this episode, PBI interviews Jo-Ann Wallace, President and CEO of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA), to learn more about NLADA’s continued efforts to assist civil legal aid, public defenders and client and community advocates through the pandemic. Hear how NLADA is addressing unemployment benefits, remote court systems, racial equity, the eviction crisis, and more. This is the seventh episode in a special podcast from Pro Bono Institute illuminating the legal aid and pro bono community’s response to Covid-19.
18 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
EP#6 - The Challenge of COVID-19: Legal Community in Action
In this episode, PBI interviews Ron Flagg, President of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), to learn more about the LSC eviction study that launched in September 2020. With many out of work and unable to pay rent due to the coronavirus pandemic, the nation finds itself in a heightened eviction crisis. Hear more about the LSC eviction study and what steps LSC is taking to prepare for and address this emergency. This is the sixth episode in a special podcast from Pro Bono Institute illuminating the legal aid and pro bono community’s response to Covid-19.
21 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
EP#5 - The Challenge of COVID-19: Legal Community in Action
"Don't let good be the enemy of the ok." PBI interviews Becky Troth, Executive Director of the DC Bar Pro Bono Center. As the largest provider of pro bono legal services in DC, the DC Bar Pro Bono Center continues to offer pro bono help amidst the global pandemic. Hear more about how the DC Bar Pro Bono Center is serving the District while keeping the spirit of teamwork, collaboration and volunteerism alive. This is the fifth episode in a special podcast from Pro Bono Institute illuminating the legal aid and pro bono community’s response to Covid-19.
30 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
EP#4 - The Challenge of COVID-19: Legal Community in Action
"This is about justice." PBI interviews Judge Jonathan Lippman, of counsel at Latham & Watkins in New York City and a former Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals. Judge Lippman is also the chair of New York's COVID-19 Pro Bono Network, a task force created by the New York State Bar Association, in partnership with the state court system. Hear more about the the work of the task force and inspirational words from Judge Lippman about collaboration, leadership, and the future of the legal system. This is the fourth episode in a special podcast from Pro Bono Institute illuminating the legal aid and pro bono community’s response to Covid-19.
26 minutes | May 8, 2020
EP#3 - The Challenge of COVID-19: Legal Community in Action
MassMutual’s General Counsel Michael O’Connor and Corporate Law Lead Counsel and Pro Bono Committee Founder Dorothy Varon join the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles’ Executive Director Silvia Argueta and Baker McKenzie’s Pro Bono Partner and Executive Director of the Pro Bono Practice Angela Vigil to describe how their organizations are effectively communicating with their pro bono clients despite the challenges posed by closed meeting places and social distancing during the Covid-19 crisis. Mike and Dorothy also discuss the unique aspects of a large corporation in a small legal market providing pro bono services. This is the third episode in a special podcast from Pro Bono Institute illuminating the legal aid and pro bono community’s response to Covid-19.
15 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
EP#2 - The Challenge of COVID-19: Legal Community in Action
Featuring Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP’s Chair – Brad Karp, as well as Robert Atkins and Michael Gertzman, Co-chairs of the firm’s Litigation Department, this is the second in a special series of podcasts from PBI illuminating the legal aid and pro bono community’s response to COVID-19. In this episode, we hear more about the growing need for legal services as a result of the pandemic and the steps the Paul Weiss firm is taking on its own and in concert with others to address those needs, including creation of the Covid-19 Response Center.
40 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
EP#1 - The Challenge of COVID-19: Legal Community in Action
This special episode reveals the depth and breadth of legal assistance needed to address the effects of the pandemic, and how to overcome the obstacles the legal community faces in finding and serving clients with the greatest need for help. PBI speaks to leaders Jim Sandman, Chair of the ABA COVID-19 Task Force, Ron Flagg, President of the Legal Services Corporation, and Jackie Haberfeld, Pro Bono Counsel for Kirkland & Ellis LLP. This series of special PBI podcast episodes provide additional insights from experts at the forefront of the legal industry’s response to the growing need for pro bono assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
30 minutes | Mar 11, 2020
Global Pro Bono
Are you looking to expand your global pro bono practice? PBI talks to Wendy Atrokhov and Harry Redford of Latham & Watkins about global pro bono and the recently updated Global Pro Bono Survey (lw.com/gpbs), produced by Latham & Watkins with the support of PBI. The survey is part of an ongoing effort to promote and stimulate the growth of pro bono representation globally.
25 minutes | Sep 19, 2019
Summer in the City
In this special episode, we sat down with our fantastic summer interns, The George Washington University Law School's Leah Calabro, the University of Michigan's Drew Sovel, and the University of Michigan Law School's Kyle Pham to talk about hip hop, their experiences at PBI working to promote pro bono and access to justice, ghostwriting, and much more.
43 minutes | Aug 1, 2019
PBI talks to Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft's Osvaldo Garcia about incorporating pro bono into his life as a busy law firm associate, his experience creating and directing the Cadwalader Black and Latino Association Immigration Clinic, how lawyers can be superheroes, and more.
49 minutes | Jul 11, 2019
PBI talks to Betsy Hutson from McGuireWoods about incorporating pro bono into her life as a busy law firm litigator, her experience representing survivors of human trafficking, and more.
50 minutes | Jun 20, 2019
Foley Hoag's Rebecca Cazabon talks to us about the firm's pro bono program, the access to justice culture in Boston, advice for summer associates, and more. Bonus music from Rebecca's father, Salvador Cazabon, and his trio, Trio Los Treboles, and their rendition of "Guantanamera" by José Martí and Julián Orbón.
45 minutes | May 23, 2019
Husch Blackwell's Margaret Richards talks to us about how pro bono "fuels her soul," her career, the firm's pro bono program, having a client cry tears of joy, and more.
46 minutes | Feb 28, 2019
Get Ready, Get Set! PBI's 2019 Annual Conference Preview
We offer a preview of our upcoming Conference (March 27-29), exploring what's new this year, opportunities for networking, cutting-edge issues that will be featured, and more.
40 minutes | Feb 7, 2019
Joe Sullivan (Part ;
We continue our conversation with Pepper Hamilton's Joe Sullivan, discussing how to foster a culture of pro bono at a law firm, utilizing pro bono as a training tool, one of his first pro bono cases in Philadelphia, and more.
45 minutes | Jan 3, 2019
Joe Sullivan (Part 1)
Pepper Hamilton's Joe Sullivan talks to us about his career, "mandatory" pro bono, the access to justice culture in Philadelphia, and more.
66 minutes | Dec 20, 2018
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone's Wendy Richards talks with us about her Detroit roots, how she motivates lawyers to engage in pro bono work, her recent immigration matters, and more.
35 minutes | Nov 15, 2018
Cozen O'Connor's Melinda deLisle talks with us about her career journey, her work on behalf of children in foster care, a roller-coaster pro bono case, and more.
31 minutes | Oct 25, 2018
Womble Bond Dickinson’s Mark Desgrosseilliers talks with us about the firm's recent combination, his pro bono work protecting children in the foster care system, access to justice in Delaware, and more.
31 minutes | Oct 11, 2018
King & Spalding's Josh Toll returns to talk with us about his ongoing work with the Clemency Project, improving housing conditions, "Standing With Our Neighbors," representing people with disabilities, and more.
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