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The Trial of Salim Ahmed Hamdan: Pro Bono Legal Services

Thursday, May 22, 2014
8:00 - 9:30 AM

Providing great value to our communities, pro bono legal services can be a significant part of a law firm's offering. Join us and hear from Harry Schneider and learn from his experience with a high profile pro bono case he argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

How can law firms make a difference through pro bono activities? Attend this inspiring session and learn more.

Note: The Foundation of ALA recently launched a partnership with the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to offer paid ALA membership to individuals working in legal management positions in a non-profit organization providing legal services to the working poor. This will provide a segment of our profession — those who serve the working poor and do not have funds to cover ALA membership fees — with the valuable resources, networking and education they need to enhance their professional development. The project also provides our members another opportunity to participate in pro bono activities.

Harry H. Schneider, Jr., Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Schneider practices litigation, trial practice and arbitration before state and federal courts and administrative bodies, with an emphasis on litigation involving professional liability, intellectual property, complex financial and commercial disputes, and fiduciary or estate and trust matters. Among his many honors, he is listed in Top Ranked Chambers 2013, Benchmark Litigation's Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a Local Litigation Star, Washington State Bar Association "Award of Merit," 2011, inducted into the International Society of Barristers, and listed in "America's Leading Litigation Lawyers."

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