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Thursday, May 9 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Beyond Band Aids: How to Manage Pro Bono Catastrophes

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While minor issues and challenges occur regularly in pro bono collaborations, major breakdowns are less frequent but can have devastating effects for clients, organizations, and pro bono partners. This session will explore what happens when such a breakdown occurs and how to recover when disaster strikes. Through a facilitated discussion and case studies, participants will leave with concrete strategies for managing pro bono crises when they happen.

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Brenna K. DeVaney

Chief Pro Bono Officer, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP

Jennifer L. Kroman

Director of Pro Bono Practice, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Jennifer Kroman is Director of Pro Bono Practice at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, a global law firm. She manages the firm's broad array of pro bono matters and develops and strengthens Cleary's relationships with public interest and legal services partners. Since 2011, Jennifer... Read More →

Annie Pineda

Director, Pro Bono, The Bronx Defenders
Annie Pineda is Director of Pro Bono at The Bronx Defenders, which provides holistic and client-centered criminal defense, family defense, immigration and civil legal services, social work support, and advocacy to indigent people of the Bronx. In her role, she is responsible for developing... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am EDT
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