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PRO BONO ETHICS TUNE UP: An Overview of Pro Bono Legal Assistance in Housing Matters

  • October 14, 2020
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zoom



An Overview of Pro Bono Legal Assistance in Housing Matters

1.5 CLE Credits (1.0 in Skills and .5 in Ethics and Professionalism)**

To celebrate the WWBA’s 45th Anniversary and Pro Bono month, this program will provide an overview of housing law and the Pro Bono Housing Project including the application of the law and their work during the COVID Pandemic. In addition, the program will also provide a discussion as to an overview of the applicable Rules of Professional Conduct concerning pro bono services.
Presented By:  LSHV and the WWBA Pro Bono Committee and Grievance Ethics Committee 


Rachel Chazin Halperin, Esq.Chief Program Officer, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Lee J. Sauerhoff, Esq., MSW, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Deborah A. Scalise, Esq., Scalise & Hamilton, PC


Wednesday, October 14, 2020
12:30 to 2:00 pm
(*Timed Agenda attached below)

Location:  Zoom link will be sent prior to the start time of the program to all registrants

Cost:  $20 


Registration and payment by 4:00pm on October 13, 2020
Online at www.wwbany.org or email

**This program is approved by WBASNY in accordance with the requirements of the NYS Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in Skills and .5 credit hours in Ethics and Professionalism acceptable for transitional credit for established and newly admitted attorneys.  WWBA is a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, which is an accredited provider of CLE credits. Full and partial scholarships for this program based on financial need are available. Full scholarship for the $10 CLE certificate charge (maximum of 10 attendees) for this program are available for attorneys at non-profit organizations that provide direct legal service for victims of domestic violence.   For information on the guidelines and procedures for applying, please contact WWBA President Judge Smith at lisamsmith@rocketmail.com  or (914) 505-6045. All requests are confidential.

The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own, and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY.  Attendance is limited to WWBA members and their invited guests.
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