Wouldn’t it be great to have a reserve of pro bono attorneys who have flexible schedules, an eagerness to put in volunteer hours, and decades of legal experience? Where can an organization find this magical unicorn? The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland has put together just such a pro bono program by recruiting and supporting retired and late-career attorneys who want to give their time to legal aid clients.
Join our July episode of the Advocacy Exchange, our monthly conversation with advocates advancing change. We’ll talk with Ann Porath and Rachel Riemenschneider of the Volunteer Lawyers Program at the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. They will tell us about how they built their successful “ACT 2” pro bono program for retired and late-career attorneys. The conversation will be streamed through YouTube Live, and we welcome your questions and comments during the broadcast.