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Thursday, May 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Engaging Corporate Law Departments in Bite-Sized Projects and Smaller Communities

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Learn how to increase the capacity and support for legal aid programs by engaging corporate law departments in bite-size pro bono opportunities. Participants will learn about establishing effective partnerships between corporate law departments and legal aid programs to increase the support for practical pro bono projects in smaller communities. Hear real world examples from programs which have developed working partnerships.

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Adrian Barr

Managing Attorney, Prairie State Legal Services
Adrian Barr is the Managing Attorney of the Bloomington office of Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. In his role as Managing Attorney, Adrian supervises the delivery of no cost civil legal services to low-income people and seniors in McLean, Livingston, and Woodford counties. Upon... Read More →

MaCharri Vorndran-Jones

Assistant General Patent Counsel, Eli Lilly and Company
MaCharri Vorndran-Jones is Assistant General Patent Counsel at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana. MaCharri chairs Lilly's Pro Bono Leadership Committee, and has been a member of Lilly's Pro Bono Committee for over 10 years. MaCharri led the first Wills for Heroes Indiana... Read More →

Sharon W. Ware

Associate General Counsel, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Sharon Ware is Associate General Counsel at State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. Prior to her current role, she served as Lead Counsel in the Claim Litigation Section. Formerly, she also served as Managing Attorney for the Atlanta Claim Litigation Counsel Office. Sharon... Read More →

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