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.

Ms. Marissa LaVette

American Bar Association
Assistant Staff Counsel
Chicago IL
Marissa supports the Center for Pro Bono by providing technical assistance and support to pro bono programs, bar associations, legal services organizations, law firms, corporate legal departments, and others, with a focus on providing support to law school pro bono programs. Before joining the Center for Pro Bono in 2016, Ms. LaVette worked with the Legal Advocacy Center in Chicago as a staff attorney, where her work included representing children and families in education and disability related matters. Ms. LaVette graduated from DePaul University College of Law in 2010 and received a Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in Psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.