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Friday, November 8 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Effectively Integrating Law Students into Your Pro Bono Initiatives

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Law students are an underutilized population in legal services' pro bono efforts. While there are challenges to incorporating students into your pro bono initiatives, from providing supervision to their academic schedule, it can be rewarding to all involved when they are involved in pro bono. Panelists will discuss models and practices that effectively engage students in pro bono and increase services to client populations.


Marissa LaVette

Assistant Staff Counsel, American Bar Association
Marissa supports the Center for Pro Bono by providing technical assistance and support to pro bono programs, bar associations, legal services organizations, law firms, corporate legal departments, and others, with a focus on providing support to law school pro bono programs. Before... Read More →

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Alyson Robbins

Manager of Outreach & Development, Michigan Advocacy Program
Alyson Robbins is the manager of outreach and development at Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP). She is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law (JD), Bank Street College of Education (MSEd), and the University of Michigan (BS). Alyson was a staff attorney in MAP’s Family... Read More →

Amy Sankaran

Director of Externship and Pro Bono Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor, The University of Michigan Law School
Amy Sankaran is the University of Michigan Law School’s director of externship and pro bono programs. In her externship capacity, Professor Sankaran serves as the externship professor for full-time and part-time externships, including programs in South Africa and India. As director... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm EST
LaSalle A 5th Floor