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Asking the right questions in the right way can start your attorney-client relationship off on the right note and prevent unnecessary frustration. This skill is especially important when working with pro bono clients who have had limited experience with the legal system or face other barriers. PLI’s latest massive open online course (MOOC) is free to anyone who wants to learn more about how to master the art and science of interviewing pro bono clients. The program will be held exclusively online from Monday, October 22nd through Friday, October 26th. Participants are expected to participate each day but may attend each daily segment any time, day or night. This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals how to work effectively and cooperatively with their pro bono client.
What you will learn
You will learn the science of collecting information, including:
You will learn the art of collecting information, including:
You will learn how to manage frustrations, including:
You will learn third party basics, including:
Who should participate
All attorneys assisting pro bono clients through representation or in clinical settings, firm pro bono coordinators and partners, corporate law department pro bono managers, law clinic students and faculty, and public interest and non-profit organization attorneys and staff would benefit from attending this program..
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