Register now! The Illinois Forum on Pro Bono brings together a cross-sector of pro bono stakeholders to discuss the ideas and strategies that came out of the Pro Bono Roundtable series earlier in the year.
Lawyers and law students will be trained on how to answer questions in family & housing law posted on Illinois Legal Aid Online’s Legal Answers website. They will then work to help them research and draft responses.
The Fifth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee hosts this event to commemorate Pro Bono Week and recognized the efforts of Pro Bono Pledge Signatories and Pro Bono Service Award Recipients to expand and enhance access to justice in the Fifth Judicial Circuit.
This session will provide the background on limited scope representation and the changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct that have been made to permit limited scope representation. Attendees will hear specific examples of how limited scope representation can be used in both their private and pro bono practice to ensure greater access to justice for all.