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Thursday, May 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Building Real Estate Pro Bono Projects That Protect Vulnerable Communities

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This presentation will profile an equal justice framework and provide practical tips for developing real estate and finance pro bono projects. Learn how to leverage private bar resources to serve low and moderate income and other vulnerable homeowners, with a goal of keeping individuals in their homes and their communities intact. Participants will learn how to identify threats to vulnerable communities, develop attorney skill sets needed to secure homeowner stability, and develop pro bono programs focused on keeping vulnerable individuals in their homes.

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Kurt M. Denk

Executive Director, City Bar Justice Center
Kurt M. Denk has served as Executive Director of the City Bar Justice Center since March 2021, having joined the organization as Pro Bono Counsel in 2018. An affiliate of the New York City Bar Association, the Justice Center works with an expansive pro bo

K. Scott Kohanowski

Director, Homeowner Stability & LGBT Advocacy Projects, City Bar Justice Center
K. Scott Kohanowski directs the Homeowner Stability and LGBT Advocacy Projects at the City Bar Justice Center. Mr. Kohanowski has been working at the CBJC training attorneys, supervising placed cases with pro bono and staff attorneys, and providing direct legal services since 2010... Read More →
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Jamie Anne Porco

Associate Director of Professional Development and Pro Bono, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In her role as associate director of professional development and pro bono programs at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, Jamie A. Porco works with firm leaders to develop and implement the firm's pro bono initiatives and lawyer training programs, the performance review processes... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm EDT
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