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Engaging in Transactional Pro Bono

Content Partner:  Pro Bono Institute
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Description: While brief-advice clinics providing transactional legal services are undeniably beneficial and can build interest and momentum for pro bono, organizations engage pro bono attorneys and their colleagues to provide a variety of impactful transactional assistance to low-income communities.  This webinar will explore the varying aspects of transactional pro bono opportunities and recent developments. The discussion will include several examples of successful and sophisticated transactional pro bono opportunities, how to engage transactional attorneys and colleagues to represent pro bono clients, and opportunities for collaboration.
Adam Brink, In-House Counsel, The Clorox Company
Adam Brink joined The Clorox Company as an Associate Corporate Counsel in 2009. In 2013, he was appointed to Corporate Counsel. In 2006, Brink approached the leadership about implementing a pro bono program through which attorneys, paralegals and administrative personnel could volunteer their legal services to low-income residents. Prior to joining The Clorox Company, he worked as a trademark paralegal at Thelen Reid and Priest.
Richard Cook, Partner, Stinson Leonard Street  
Rich Cook is a partner in the Real Estate Division. His practice focuses on a variety of real estate matters, including economic development, government relations, real estate transactions, special district formation and administration, financial services and tax incentives.
Rich has been involved in projects for job retention/expansion and relocation activities in both Missouri and Kansas, including Applebee's International, Data Systems International, New Directions Behavioral Health, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and 

During law school, Rich completed a judicial clerkship for the Honorable James P. O'Hara of the U.S. District Court. Richard competed in the 2006 Moot Court competition and served on the Moot Court Council at the University of Kansas School of Law. He held the position of business manager for the Kansas Law Review and also served as an editorial board member. Rich is admitted to the bar in Missouri and Kansas.
Nancy Eberhardt, Executive Director, Pro Bono Partnership
Nancy Eberhardt, Executive Director, is responsible for advancing the mission of Pro Bono Partnership and leading the staff and legal programs. Involved in all areas of the organization, Nancy sets strategy, provides operations and financial oversight, recruits volunteer attorneys, promotes client outreach and education, and serves as liaison to the Partnership’s Board of Directors.
Prior to her Executive Director appointment, Nancy was the Director of the Pro Bono Partnership New Jersey Program for 12 years. Before that, she was in private practice with a focus on environmental law. Nancy currently serves on the Pro Bono Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She has served on the boards of several nonprofits, and was previously an adjunct professor in the Department of Public Administration at Kean University. Nancy received the Judge Learned Hand Award from AJC, and has been presented with many community service awards and recognitions on behalf of the Partnership.
Nancy is admitted to the bar in New Jersey, and is a graduate of The College of William and Mary and of Rutgers School of Law — Newark.
Tracy James, Managing Attorney, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Community Economic Development Program
Tracy James is the Managing Attorney of the Community Economic Development Unit. She runs 2 programs: the Microenterprise Program that helps small businesses and nonprofits with their legal issues and the Neighborhood Vacancy Initiative that works to end vacancy and abandoned property in the City of St. Louis. James earned her JD from the University of Nebraska in 1997 and a BA from Rice in 1990.
Cheryl Naja, Director of Pro Bono & Community Service at Alston & Bird
Cheryl Naja has served as the Director of Pro Bono and Community Service at Alston & Bird LLP since 2004. Prior to joining Alston & Bird, she was the Business Development Manager at Jones Day. Cheryl also volunteers at a variety of organizations including United Way of Greater Atlanta, Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network (GAIN), and Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta. She received her BS from Berry College in 1978.  

Practice Areas: Corporate & Securities, Law Practice Management , Mergers & Acquisitions
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 11/07/2018 2:00 PM EST
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Adam Brink - In-House Counsel, The Clorox Company
Richard Cook - Partner, Stinson Leonard Street
Nancy Eberhardt - Executive Director, Pro Bono Partnership
Tracy James - Managing Attorney, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Community Economic Development Program
Cheryl Naja - Director of Pro Bono & Community Service at Alston & Bird
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