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6th National Pro Bono Conference

The legal Profession’s only conference dedicated to the area of pro bono legal services

September 28th, 2016

The Westin Ottawa

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Who Should Attend?

This conference will feature content and networking opportunities tailored to lawyers from law firms, legal departments, law associations, and government (provincial and federal); in-house and general counsel; program managers, directors, and executive directors from community groups; and law students.

Why should you attend?

Held biennially, this conference will combine high-level discussions of emerging issues and cutting-edge innovations in access to justice with nuts and bolts workshops that teach effective program implementation.

What will you learn?

Canada’s pro bono programs are the labs where tomorrow’s solutions to the access to justice crisis are being tested today.Attendees will develop a clear picture of the important role organized pro bono can play in helping Canadians lead secure, healthy and productive lives.

Guest Speaker:  James, J. Sandman, President of the Legal Services Corporation

A highlight of the 6th National Pro Bono Conference is the presentation of the 2016 Canadian Pro Bono Awards. Featuring guest speaker, James J. Sandman, President of the Legal Services Corporation, this ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Westin in Ottawa.