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Thursday, May 9 • 10:00am - 11:30am
The Marriage of Pro Bono and Fund Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Making It a Win-Win for All Concerned

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Pro bono and fund development can work in hand in hand to increase engagement and support for a legal aid program when the two functions are strategically integrated. This panel will be an interactive discussion of challenges, opportunities, and best practices for identifying what works, what doesn’t, and what you can do to most effectively increase funding and pro bono assistance from the legal community.


Ana Cruz

Director of Development, Greater Boston Legal Services
Ana Cruz is the Director of Development at Greater Boston Legal Services, and is responsible for the oversight and direction of the organization’s fundraising and communications efforts. In her role, she supervises a talented and knowledgeable staff office, and works closely with... Read More →
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Bob Glaves

Executive Director, The Chicago Bar Foundation
Bob has been Executive Director of The Chicago Bar Foundation since 1999, prior to which he had a successful nine-year career as a civil litigator in private practice. As Executive Director, Glaves is responsible for leading and overseeing the CBF’s work that brings Chicago’s... Read More →

Melissa Gonzalez

Pro Bono Program Coordinator, Greater Boston Legal Services
Melissa Gonzalez is the Pro Bono Program Coordinator at Greater Boston Legal Services. Her professional experience includes nonprofit strategy and development consulting, program design and evaluation, and research and teaching as an academic economist. In addition to her consulting... Read More →

Kelly Tautges

Pro Bono Counsel & Director, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Kelly Tautges serves as Faegre Baker Daniels"™ pro bono counsel and leads the professional team that manages and supports the firm's pro bono practice and community service activities. Before joining FaegreBD, Kelly was the Chicago Bar Foundation's (CBF) Director of Pro Bono & Court... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Marriott Ballroom Salon 9