Pro Bono Week

NATIONAL PRO BONO WEEK EVENTS

The Southern District and Bankruptcy Courts are working closely with the Federal Bar and Bankruptcy bars to host numerous events during National Pro Bono Week to raise awareness of the need for volunteer counsel. For a schedule of events, please visit us at
http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/?page_id=13129
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CASES NEEDING PRO BONO COUNSEL: Members of the bar are strongly encouraged to undertake representation of individuals who otherwise cannot afford counsel. For a list of available cases needing volunteer counsel, visit the Court's website at
http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/?page_id=1086.

PRO BONO HONOR ROLL RECEPTION 10/27: In Celebration of National Pro Bono Week, the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts of the Southern District of Florida invite you to a Reception Honoring the Attorneys Who Have Handled Pro Bono Cases During the Past Year. Please click
http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/FINAL-Version-Joint-Pro-Bono-Week-Honor-Roll-2016.pdf to view the Invitation and the Honor Roll of Attorneys.

VOLUNTEER LAWYERS TRAINING 10/27: In addition, the U.S. District of the Southern District of Florida is pleased to offer training for Volunteer Lawyers who are interested in accepting cases through the District Court's Pro Bono Panel List. Main presenters are Randall C. Berg, Jr., Director of the Florida Justice Institute, and Robert E. Weisberg, EEOC Regional Attorney. Please click
http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2016-Pro-Bono-Training-Invite-1.pdf to view the Training Invitation.

Space is limited. Be sure to sign up as soon as possible for the training and reception, as RSVPs are required.