Incorporating Good into Your Law Practice: A Guide to Taking on Pro Bono

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 62 minutes
Recorded Date: May 10, 2017
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  • Pro Bono: What is it
  • Why do it
  • Considerations for choosing a project
  • Tips for managing a pro bono project
  • Tips for working with low-income clients
  • Risk management issues in pro bono representations
  • What to do if things go south
  • Where to find it
  • Q & A
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: May 10, 2017


This program will provide an overview of the practical and ethical considerations that lawyers whose firms or companies do not have established pro bono programs should consider when taking on pro bono engagements.

This program was recorded on May 10th, 2017.

Provided By

American Bar Association


Julie LaEace

Pro Bono Counsel and Firmwide Director of Pro Bono
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Julie is a Pro Bono Counsel and the Firmwide Director of Pro Bono at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Henry E. Turner

Valorem Law Group

Henry is a partner at Valorem Law Group. Prior to joining Valorem Henry was an associate at Jones Day for four years concentrating on complex litigation, securities-related litigation, and internal investigations. He has spent the past seven years at Valorem, concentrating on complex commercial litigation, products liability litigation and civil rights litigation.

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