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University of Richmond School of Law Free Spring Symposium
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University of Richmond School of Law Free Spring Symposium
University of Richmond School of Law Free Spring Symposium

3/23/2017

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: The University of Richmond School of Law Moot Court
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, Virginia  23173
United States
Contact:
Kylie Hinson

Phone: (804) 644-0041

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.
Details

"You've been served (but it's not what you think!):
A Lawyer's Commitment to Service"

Contrary to popular opinion and a great number of unfunny jokes, attorneys provide invaluable services our communities, our profession, and to our clients. Please join the University of Richmond Law School Council in a symposium exploring service to the public, service to the profession of law, and service to clients.

Register

Please register online above by March 22, 2017.

What to Expect

DOWNLOADABLE AGENDA [PDF]

Morning Pro Bono Panel: Service to the Community 1.0 (1.0 Ethics)

The "Service to the Community" panel presentation will discuss Model Rule of Professional Responsibility 6.1, creating and sustaining a culture of service, policies and initiatives, and how to define “pro bono”. The presentation will include a variety of attorney perspectives, the pro bono culture and address the issue of whether there are any downsides to service.   

Moderated by: Professor Tara Casey, Director of the Carrico Center for Pro Bono & Public Service at the University of Richmond School of Law.

Panelists include:

  • John Whitfield, Executive Director, Blue Ridge Legal Services
  • George Hettrick, Managing Partner of Hunton & Williams Pro Bono Offices, Chair of Pro Bono Leadership Committee
  • W. Benjamin Pace, Partner, Williams Mullen

Afternoon Panel: Client Service (No CLE Credit)

The presentation will offer a panel of attorneys discussing the scope of client service, various billing structures, and the pros and cons of client service models based on client-type. Discussions will include, among others, client service pertaining to individual and corporate clients, those involved in family law matters, and the attorney-client.

Moderated by: Jim Guy, Immediate Past President of The Virginia Bar Association, Partner and Energy Industry Team Leader at LeClairRyan.

Panelists include:

  • Nupur Bal, Shareholder, DeFazio Bal
  • Steven Gould, Principal, ByrnesGould PLLC
  • Kevin Martingayle, Bischoff Martingayle, P.C.
  • Michael Quinan, Partner, Christian & Barton, LLP, General Counsel, The Virginia Bar Association

MCLE Credit Hours

1.0 (1.0 Ethics)

 
 
 

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