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David Bienvenu Participates on Pro Bono and Public Service Issues Panel at AALS Annual Conference

January 20, 2020 News

In his role as Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, David F. Bienvenu recently participated in a panel discussion addressing the topic of “Pro Bono and Public Service: Pillars of Democracy and the Legal Profession” at the Association of American Law Schools’ annual conference in Washington, DC.

The session highlighted the critical role that lawyers have in upholding the rule of law and acting as guardians of our legal system and society. The panel addressed the critical challenge of funding issues that the Legal Services Corporation and state Access to Justice Commissions now face and legal education’s role in preparing law students and advancing pro bono.