Building your Practice With Pro Bono for Lawyers

Miller, Nelson (Book - 2012)
Building your Practice With Pro Bono for Lawyers

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Lawyers know that pro bono service is often the most interesting and fulfilling work of their careers. Yet few understand the financial and career benefits that pro bono work can yield. Building Your Practice with Pro Bono for Lawyers explains 10 pro bono opportunities that will broaden, deepen and strengthen your paying practice and legal career. Nelson Miller, an experienced pro bono practitioner, offers practical advice about helping underserved populations such as veterans, prisoners, immigrants, needy children, the homeless, and people with disabilities. This book will help you: eDevelop the inter-cultural skills to serve pro bono clientseLearn from other lawyers by sharing pro bono caseseGain new confidence and skills doing pro bono workeFulfill your interest in specific pro bono client populationseServe charitable organizations promoting pro bonoeComply with ethics rules governing pro bono workeRejuvenate your paying practice through pro bono
Authors: Miller, Nelson (Nelson P.), 1957-
Title: Building your practice with pro bono for lawyers
Publisher: Chicago : American Bar Association, Law Practice Management Section, c2012.
Characteristics: xx, 288 p. ;,26 cm.
Contents: Part I : Skills, practices, and attitudes
Intercultural skills
Agency relationship
Professional relationship
Judicial relationship
Part II : Serving underserved populations
The prisoner
The releasee
The homeless
The debtor
The divorced
The foreclosed
The soldier
The immigrant
The disabled
The children
Part III : Serving the charitable organization
The nonprofit board
The self-help center
The pro bono program.
Local Note: 40
Additional Contributors: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781614386315
Statement of Responsibility: Nelson P. Miller
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Public interest law United States. Legal assistance to the poor United States. Cause lawyers United States.
Topical Term: Public interest law
Legal assistance to the poor
Cause lawyers
LCCN: 2012026148
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