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Young Lawyers Conference

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Professional Development Series

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options. Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at


Incorporating Pro Bono into Your Career


At the bar swearing in ceremony, you were charged to serve the public with pro bono legal services. With all the demands in your life, how do you do it? Learn from the lawyers in different practice settings and in different situations how to manage the demands of pro bono services in your regular law office life.


Incorporating Pro Bono into Your Career (audio download)


Moderator: Alma Zuniga, Northwest Justice Project, Yakima, WA




Joanna Plichta Boisen, Esq., Foster Pepper, PLLC, Seattle, WA


Matt Potempa, Esq., Law Office of Matt Potempa, PLLC, Nashville, TN


Kimberly Todaro, Esq., Family Law Mentor Program for King County Bar Association, Seattle, WA


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