Experiential Learning Week, April 2021 : Chase Law School Pro Bono Program

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Northern Kentucky University
All Chase students complete 50 hours of pro bono service prior to graduation.  Pro bono service is defined as law-related work performed in public interest organizations; in the public sector; or with private practitioners or law firms where the work is performed at no cost or at a reduced fee on behalf of underrepresented clients.  Students select from approved placement organizations, participate in a law school based pro bono project, or design their own pro bono projects. Students perform a broad range of law-related work, including: community legal education, client intake, case preparation, research and writing, and legislative or policy analysis. The following students shared about their experiences working with different organizations: Max von Doemming, Intern for Judge Thomas on Drug Court; Jenny, Legal Education Program “Street Law”; Martina, Intern at Cincinnati Office Branch of Equality Ohio; Sam, Intern for Ohio Justice and Policy Center, and Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy; Arielle, Intern for Hamilton County Municipal Court Help Center; Al Bailey, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Participant
Legal assistance to the poor, Practice of law