On the Road with Legal Talk Network : ABA Section of Antitrust Law March 2019 - Pro Bono Initiatives


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In this AT/CP podcast from the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, host Jana Seidl talks to Richard Parker, Meredith Linsky, and Marissa LaVette about the legal profession’s overall increase in pro bono work and the efforts to continue this trajectory. They discuss the drivers behind this trend and give suggestions for ways lawyers can connect with pro bono opportunities across the country. They encourage lawyers who are hesitant to get involved to try ABA’s Free Legal Answers as a first step into pro bono work. In addition, they offer advice to young lawyers on how to get started in pro bono with the help of mentors, training, and the ABA Center for Pro Bono resources.

Meredith Linsky is the director of the ABA Commission on Immigration in Washington, DC.

Marissa LaVette is the assistant staff counsel for the ABA Center for Pro Bono.

Richard Parker is a partner at Gibson Dunn in Washington, DC.

(Host) Jana Seidl is an associate in the Antitrust and Competition practice group at Baker Botts.

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