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2015 Pro Bono Week Oct 26-30 Rise Above Your Narrow Confines The Chicago Bar Association & The Chicago Bar Foundation’s


An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Olga Pribyl Equip for Equality

Z. Scott Kaye Scholer LLP

Complimentary Events law students and nonmembers also welcome

Special Pro Bono Week edition of Movies on Trial: My Cousin Vinny Friday, October 23 1:00-5:00 pm Chicago-Kent College of Law Special pre-Week event presented with Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP and Chicago-Kent College of Law A CLE event where the magic of Hollywood meets insightful legal debate. Join us for a screening of “My Cousin Vinny,” followed by an entertaining and informative panel discussion of the film, including pro bono service. One hour of CLE credit subject to approval.

Trans 101: The Changing Landscape of Transgender Law Monday, October 26 3:00-5:00 pm The Chicago Bar Association Hear from experts in a variety of areas of law related to the transgender community such as education, employment, and identity documents. Find out how you can help as a pro bono attorney on both individual cases and large scale reform efforts. Two hours of CLE credit subject to approval. Game Night: A Battle of the Barristers Tuesday, October 27 6:00-8:00 pm Revolution Brewing How does your knowledge of the Chicago legal community and legal-themed pop culture measure up? Come find out! This battle of wits will include questions on access to justice topics such as pro bono programs and legal aid organizations, as well as pop culture and current events—with a legal twist.

The Americans with Disabilities Act: 25 Years of Life-Changing Impact Wednesday, October 28 3:00-5:00 pm The Chicago Bar Association The ADA is celebrating 25 years as the law of the land. This presentation will highlight how to address some of the practical issues that arise when representing people with disabilities. You’ll also hear about three programs that have achieved real-world positive outcomes for persons with disabilities and how you can get involved. Two hours of CLE credit subject to approval. 22nd Annual Pro Bono and Community Service Fair Thursday, October 29 5:00-7:00 pm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Presented by the CBA Young Lawyers Section and co-sponsored by the CBF and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Meet with representatives from 50 of Chicago’s legal aid, pro bono, community service and mentoring organizations to find an opportunity that fits your schedule, interests and goals.

Learn more and register at probonoweek

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