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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.
Friday, November 2 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Private Partnerships and Immigration Advocacy

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This workshop will introduce you to the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) and discuss how legal services advocates can most effectively partner with large law firm pro bono programs in the immigration arena. The session will give examples of how law firms work together to coordinate resources and how nonprofit organizations can engage with this broader network to access pro bono volunteers and other support. The workshop will also cover substantive issues in immigration from this perspective, including family separations, Matter of A-B-, and other developments.

Speakers
avatar for Ellyn Haikin Josef

Ellyn Haikin Josef

Pro Bono Counsel, Vinson & Elkins LLP
As Pro Bono Counsel, Ellyn Josef coordinates and manages Vinson & Elkins' pro bono initiatives. Based in the Houston office, Ellyn supervises all firm-wide pro bono activities and committees and spearheads the development of local, national, and international pro bono projects. Ellyn’s... Read More →
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Allegra R. Nethery

Pro Bono & Philanthropy Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Ms. Nethery is a partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As the firm’s full-time pro bono and philanthropy partner, Ms. Nethery directs Seyfarth Shaw’s global pro bono program, identifying opportunities for the firm’s attorneys to volunteer their legal services, working with legal aid... Read More →
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Monique Sherman

Pro Bono Counsel, Cooley LLP
Monique R. Sherman is Cooley's pro bono counsel. She rejoined the firm in 2012 and is resident in the Palo Alto office. Monique maintains and develops Cooley's pro bono resources to ensure the firm's attorneys have the tools necessary to most effectively represent their pro bono clients... Read More →


Friday November 2, 2018 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Woodway III

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