This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
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Thursday, November 1 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
What Supporting Justice IV Tells Us about Pro Bono

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This session will discuss the results of the ABA’s data collection study on pro bono participation, motivations, and challenges to participation. Panelists will discuss strategies for development of pro bono projects and recruitment based on the findings of the study. Attendees are encouraged to weigh in with their reactions to the findings and ideas for strategies going forward.


April Faith-Slaker

Associate Director of Research Innovations, Harvard Access to Justice Lab
April Faith-Slaker is the Associate Director of Research Innovations at the Harvard Access to Justice Lab. In this role, she conducts randomized control trial studies of various access to justice topics. Prior to working at the Lab, she served as Director of the Resource Center for... Read More →
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Cheryl Zalenski

Counsel, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono, American Bar Association
As Counsel to the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and Director of the ABA Center for Pro Bono, Cheryl Zalenski supports the ABA’s efforts to encourage and grow pro bono activity among all segments of the legal profession. Along with... Read More →

Thursday November 1, 2018 2:15pm - 3:45pm CDT
Monarch Westin Galleria, 24th Level