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June 15, 2021 at 11:30 am

Recognition & Recruitment Events

VIP’s Pro Bono Fest

Kick off a summer of pro bono

Join VIP for our first-ever Pro Bono Fest and learn how pro bono can strengthen you as an attorney!

This free virtual event will connect you with judges, VIP volunteers, and VIP staff to learn about how pro bono can root you in your community and strengthen all aspects of your legal practice.

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Invigorate your legal career

You’ll hear a keynote address from the Hon. Jonathan Lippman, former Chief Judge of New York; participate in a Q&A session with a panel of distinguished VIP volunteers; and choose from three breakout sessions to chat with Philadelphia judges and VIP staff about a pro bono topic that interests you.

VIP’s Pro Bono Fest will be held over Zoom on June 15, 2021 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. The event is open to all attorneys and law students. Contact Joe B. Durkin with questions.

The Honorable Jonathan Lippman

The Hon. Jonathan Lippman, our keynote speaker, is former Chief Judge of New York and Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals.

A champion of equal access to justice, he fought for a stronger emphasis on public service in legal education and led efforts to reform New York’s justice systems. He currently leads the pro bono practice of Latham & Watkins, LLP.