Day: October 29, 2015

Breaking Poverty Barriers to Equal Justice

Are you interested in strengthening communication with your pro bono clients? Ethnic and socio-economic cultural differences between pro bono attorneys and clients can jeopardize the attorney-client relationship. Lindquist & Vennum*†, in conjunction with the Volunteer Lawyers Network, developed a training program for use nationwide that aims to bridge these gaps and facilitate systemic change. The training video modules and curriculum guide feature the expertise of Dr. Donna Beegle, a nationally recognized professional trainer from Communication Across Barriers in Portland, Ore. We received a preview of this innovative project earlier this year at the 2015 PBI Annual Conference. Now that the

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