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.

Claud Nelson

The Florida Bar Foundation
Director, Pro Bono Program
Maitland, Florida
In his statewide role as the pro bono program officer, Claud Nelson serves a resource for low-income Floridians, pro bono lawyers, and more than 30 civil legal aid organizations in Florida. He fosters pro bono relationships and collaborations with bar associations, law firms, courts, law schools, legal aid organizations, and other groups. Claud has had the benefit of traveling the state and country to present on the importance of pro bono work and ease of access to pro bono cases. Recently, Claud worked in partnership with the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division to produce a promotional video for FloridaProBonoMatters.org. Claud has also had the opportunity of participating on three panels at the 2018 Equal Justice Conference in San Diego.