Increasing Impact Through Diversity: The Importance of a Diverse Pro Bono Volunteer Pool (07/21/22)

During this fully virtual session participants will learn about the importance of diverse representation in advancing justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. The session is designed to encourage attorneys from diverse backgrounds to volunteer for pro bono work and to share related opportunities. The session will also cover steps to getting started with meaningful pro bono work, including with Pro Bono Network and other agencies. There will be time for questions and answers. The Chicago Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Foundation, the Illinois State Bar Association and Pro Bono Network will co-sponsor the session.

Panelists:
Elizabeth Mellman, Law Office of Elizabeth Mellman and a Pro Bono Network volunteer
Kernisha Padilla, Latham & Watkins LLP and a member of The Chicago Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section
Melissa Picciola, Legal Aid Chicago
Sheila Pont, Pro Bono Network
Brittany Shaw, ArchCity Defenders and a Pro Bono Network volunteer
Michael Stone, Center for Disability and Elder Law

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Live CBA Committee meetings and seminars will take place via Zoom webinar.  You will click on "view video" and be directly connected to the meeting/seminar on Zoom.  (You will not receive a Zoom link.)

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Please note that audience members do not need video or audio access.  Audience members are able to submit questions via the chat or Q & A features of Zoom. 

Chat: Open in-meeting chat, allowing you to send chat messages to and send a message to the host, panelists, and attendees (if permitted). Question & Answer: Open the Q&A window, allowing you to ask questions to the host and panelists. They can either reply back to you via text in the Q&A window or answer your question live. 

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Increasing Impact Through Diversity: The Importance of a Diverse Pro Bono Volunteer Pool Recorded (07/21/22)
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Open to view video. To receive MCLE Credit for this program, you must: 1. Close the video window after you have completed the program, 2. Click on "Claim MCLE Credit," and 3. Click on the yellow "View/Claim Credit" box. You will need to provide your ARDC number to view/download/print your MCLE certificate. We would also appreciate your completing a program evaluation in the “Evaluation” section.
Increasing Impact Through Diversity: The Importance of a Diverse Pro Bono Volunteer Pool (07/21/2022)
07-21-2022 at 12:00 PM (CDT)   |  90 minutes
07-21-2022 at 12:00 PM (CDT)   |  90 minutes To receive MCLE Credit for this program, you must: 1. Close the video window after you have completed the program, 2. Click on "Claim MCLE Credit," and 3. Click on the yellow "View/Claim Credit" box. You will need to provide your ARDC number to view/download/print your MCLE certificate. We would also appreciate your completing a program evaluation in the “Evaluation” section.
Evaluation (6 speakers)
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Claim MCLE Certificate (live webcast, 1.00 IL Diversity/Inclusion PR MCLE Credit)
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Claim MCLE Certificate (On Demand webcast, 1.00 IL Diversity/Inclusion PR MCLE Credit)
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available