Free CLE Pre-Approved for 1.0 Ethics Credit: Rule 6.1 & Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting Rule Explanation

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Alexandria Courthouse, 520 King Street, 4th Floor, Alexandria, VA

Registration

  • Members in good standing

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CLE: Rule 6.1 & the Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting Rule

VSB Special Committee on Access to Legal Services, the VSB Young Lawyer Conference, and the Alexandria Bar Association will host a 1 hour CLE on Rule 6.1 & Voluntary Pro Bono Reporting Rule (1.0 Ethics).   Attendees will earn 1 hour of MCLE ethics credit while learning about the new voluntary pro bono reporting rule, which will be incorporated into this year’s annual dues statement as a new section. In addition to learning about the mechanics and scope of the new rule, attendees will brush up on the Rule 6.1 aspirational pro bono service goals, the definition of pro bono, and the types of contributions that can be reported on the dues statement. The presentation will wrap up with an overview of local pro bono programs to help lawyers connect with service opportunities that meets their unique needs and interests.

Speakers:

Crista Gantz, Access to Legal Services Director, Virginia State Bar

Jennifer Fulmer, Pro Bono Managing Attorney, Legal Services of Northern Virginia

Location:

Circuit Court for the City of Alexandria, Courtroom 2

Date and Time:

January 17, 2019 at 4:00-5:00 P.M.

Cost:

This CLE is FREE to member of the Alexandria Bar Association.  Cost to non-members is $45.