121 episodes

Lively conversations about law firm pro bono news, infrastructure, and best practices featuring insightful and entertaining expert guests from Law Firm Pro Bono Project Member Firms and Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® Signatories.

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Lively conversations about law firm pro bono news, infrastructure, and best practices featuring insightful and entertaining expert guests from Law Firm Pro Bono Project Member Firms and Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® Signatories.

    The Challenge of COVID-19: Lawyers in Action

    The Challenge of COVID-19: Lawyers in Action

    This special PBI episode provides insights from legal experts at the forefront of organizing COVID-19 pandemic response efforts, as well as from lawyers and legal staff mobilized to provide support. It will help listeners understand 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. In this episode, PBI speaks to 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.

    • 39 min
    Global Pro Bono

    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.

    • 30 min
    Summer in the City

    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.

    • 24 min
    Osvaldo Garcia

    Osvaldo Garcia

    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.

    • 43 min
    Betsy Hutson

    Betsy Hutson

    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.

    • 49 min
    Rebecca Cazabon

    Rebecca Cazabon

    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.

    • 49 min

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