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August 17, 2017

Registration Now Open for the 2017 Pro Bono Conference

Registration is now open for the Virginia State Bar Annual Pro Bono Conference and Celebration on Wednesday, October 18, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The conference will be held in conjunction with the Virginia Legal Aid Conference and features CLE sessions, a networking reception, and the Pro Bono Awards Dinner and Ceremony at which the Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award and Frankie Muse Freeman Organizational Pro Bono Award will be presented.

Anita Earls, executive director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) will be the keynote speaker. The SCSJ “ with communities of color and economically disadvantaged communities in the south to defend and advance their political, social and economic rights through the combination of legal advocacy, research, organizing and communications.”

More information on Ms. Earls may be found here. Registration information for the event may be found here.

Please contact Karl Doss, director of Access to Justice, at or (804) 775-0522 for additional information.


caption: Anita Earls of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Updated: Aug 17, 2017