FIU Law Pro Bono Week (Oct. 21-26) Activities

Florida International University College of Law’s Community Externship Program is hosting a Pro Bono Week to coincide with the American Bar Association’s National Pro Bono Celebration from Monday, October 21, 2013 through Saturday, October 26, 2013.

In an effort to show our appreciation for all of your time and energy devoted to our FIU Law family, we would like to extend an invitation for you to join us on Monday, October 21, 2013 for an Attorney Appreciation Reception from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the College of Law Atrium. Please R.S.V.P. to Jessica Michelle Ciminero at jciminer@fiu.edu by October 12th if you will be in attendance.

We would also like to extend a token of our gratitude to you by offering a Free Ethics CLE, “Teaching From Practice: The Changing Role of the Law in a Multi- and Social Media Society and the Duty to Learn, to Know, to Do,” on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the College of Law, RDB 1009.  Please see the attached program overview and outline detailing the event as well as the registration form.

To culminate our Pro Bono Week we will be hosting a Community Legal Fair in areas of Family & Education Law, Health Law & Policy, and Immigration & Human Rights Law on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Miami Rescue Mission (159 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33127).  We would love to share with our current law students the opportunity to help our community providing pro bono services in conjunction with alumni involvement.  Please R.S.V.P. to Jessica Michelle Ciminero at jciminer@fiu.edu by October 14th if you will be joining us for this event.

For any additional information, please visit the ABA’s Celebrate Pro Bono website for our event information at: http://www.probono.net/celebrateprobono/events/event.492604-Florida_International_University_College_of_Law_Pro_Bono_Week.

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