Social Justice Strategies and the Power of Direct Representation, Policy Work and Impact Litigation

When considering the influence of public interest and pro bono attorneys, there are differences and intersections between direct representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy. Hear from attorneys from diverse backgrounds discuss their work, when certain types of legal tactics make the most sense, and the challenges that come up in the field.


  • John Bouman, President, Shriver Center on Poverty Law
  • Phillip J. Mohr, Deputy Director, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
  • Laura J. Miller, Civil Rights Team Managing Attorney, Equip for Equality

Please note this session has been moved to room 300 of the John Marshall Law School. Enter the building at State Street, give your name to security, and then walk around to use the elevators or stairwell on the Plymouth Street side.

Lunch will be provided for everyone in attendance. Online registration is required by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6th. If you have questions or problems with the form, please contact Rebecca Fernandez by email or by phone at 312-832-5127.