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National Pro Bono Week

National Pro Bono Week Begins October 21!

Celebrate with the Pro Bono Advisory Board at the College of Law with these great events:

Pro Bono Information Table

Monday, Oct. 21, Second Floor 11am-2pm

Stop by the Pro Bono Advisory Board table on the second floor to get a calendar of upcoming pro bono projects, some helpful tips when working as a pro bono volunteer, requirements for the New York bar admission and the College of Law honors, and much more!

Pro Bono Lunch Panel

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Room 204

Hear from lawyers and students about the benefits of pro bono volunteering—the difference it makes for both the client and for you! Panelists. Speakers to include Amy D’Ambrogio of Hiscock & Barclay, Sharon Sorkin of Hiscock Legal Aid Society, and others.  Free pizza will be provided.

Pro Bono Networking Reception

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Heritage Alumni Lounge

Join us for our annual reception with a distinguished panel of guests, including: the Hon. Thérèse Wiley Dancks (L'91); Susan Horn (L'74), President & CEO of Hiscock Legal Aid Society; Roger Williams (L'71); Sally Curran, Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project; Christopher Wiles, Assistant Attorney General of New York; and Tom Myers and David Hayes of Bond, Schoeneck & King, both recognized by the NYSBA in 2012 for their pro bono efforts.  Meet these and many other practitioners from the local pro bono/public interest legal community, mingle with fellow students, make new connections, and share pro bono stories.  This annual event is always hit, and refreshments will be provided!  If you'd like to attend, kindly RSVP by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 21, to probono@law.syr.edu. However, RSVP is not required. We hope you will join the conversation!