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Spotlight on Pro Bono

Spring Break Pro Bono Estate Planning Trip to Salem, Missouri

Pro Bono at Bryan Cave

On October 23rd, thirty Mizzou Law students had the opportunity to learn about Bryan Cave’s pro bono work from two of their Pro Bono Coordinators: Ketrina Bakewell, ’83, a partner in the St. Louis office and Christopher Javillonar, a partner in the Kansas City office.  The audience learned about the varied opportunities available and how pro bono  Continue Reading »

October 21 – October 25

Pro Bono Month Clinics

During Mizzou Law’s Pro Bono Month, Mid-Missouri Legal Services and the Career Development Office team up to offer two clinics.  This is the third year in a row this opportunity has been offered to students to work directly with clients in the Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care and the Uncontested Divorce Clinics. The Clinics  Continue Reading »

September 23 – 27

This week at Mizzou Law, the Career Development Office will sponsor the first “Life of a Lawyer” so far this fall.  These events are conducted in an intimate setting and provide an opportunity to learn about different practice areas by getting to know an alum.   Andrew Bach, a 2005 graduate and a partner with Ahern and Bach, LLC,  Continue Reading »

August 26 – 30

This week at Mizzou Law, the Career Development Office and the Academic Dean will be promoting the new Pro Bono Program. During the summer, the offices worked to establish a formal Pro Bono Program that will provide students with opportunities to gain practical lawyering experience while serving persons of limited means, as well as help cultivate a sense of  Continue Reading »

National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)

Greetings friends and colleagues! I’m back once again to share my thoughts after browsing the website for the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA). It’s not the easiest website to navigate, but is packed with tons of useful information. The home page has a couple of videos that give a little insight into NLADA’s  Continue Reading »