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Random Acts of KINDness

Posted in Litigation Shorts, Pro Bono & Diversity

Guest blogger: Jeri P. Wechsler is general counsel at ZeoGas, LLC in Houston, TX. She can be reached at jwechsler@zeogas.com. My recent experience representing two refugee children, a brother and sister fleeing Guatemala, has given me a constructive outlet for my passion for helping refugees, and the confidence to speak for voiceless children. I can’t right all… Continue Reading

Spotlight a Member: Mary Jo Schrade on Her Meaningful Pro Bono Experience

Posted in Litigation Shorts

Guest blogger: Mary Jo Schrade is Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft Corporation. Representing children who came into the United States without their parents through Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) has been the most meaningful, fulfilling pro bono experience I have ever had. I became involved when Microsoft Corporation, my employer and a co-founder of… Continue Reading

In-house Lawyers Volunteer at Advance Planning Clinic at St. Barnabas Senior Services

Posted in Pro Bono & Diversity

On Friday, September 19, 2014, more than thirty lawyers and law students volunteered their time at a clinic to help draft advance healthcare directive forms and statutory wills for senior citizens at St. Barnabas Senior Services (SBSS). The clinic was hosted by the ACC Health Law Committee, ACC Southern California Chapter (ACC-SoCal), Bet Tzedek Legal… Continue Reading