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How to Survive and Thrive as Pro Bono Counsel: Avoiding Pitfalls and Managing the Collateral Impact on Lawyer Well-Being

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free – $20

Members join us for FREE!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6:00 – 8:00PM
2  MCLE Credits (Ethics)

Course Description:

This program will offer expert guidance on how to survive and thrive as pro bono counsel, how to recognize and navigate the ethics issues that may arise, how to communicate effectively and deal with some common obstacles, how to manage a limited-scope representation so that both you and your pro bono client are benefiting to the maximum extent from the representation. The presentation will also offer expert advice on recognizing and coping with the stress associated with practicing law. Panelists will discuss aspects of lawyer well-being, the signs and symptoms of unhealthy ways to deal with stress, and the ways in which these can sabotage a lawyer’s practice, jeopardize his or her health, and create discipline problems.


Opening Remarks:
Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong
US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District New York

Presentations by:
Sidney Cherubin, Esq., Director of Legal Services
Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project

John R. Urban, Esq., Chair
Brooklyn Bar Association Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee

Randi Anderson, JD, DSW (abd’19), LCSW-R, ACSW, C-ASWCM


Non-Member $20
+$20 for walk-up registration

BBA Sponsors

Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee
Pro Bono Committee


Unlimited available
Member - CLE - 10/16/18Free

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Unlimited available
Non-Member - CLE - 10/16/18$20.00

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October 16
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $20
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