Free pro bono training for attorneys

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Faegre & Benson is offering a free pro bono legal service training session for new attorneys who volunteer with Metro Volunteer Lawyers programs.

The training is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29 at Faegre & Benson’s office, 1700 Lincoln St. in Denver.

The event is part of the American Bar Association’s National Pro Bono Celebration, which encourages lawyers to offer pro bono services to meet the increasing need for representation of low-income and vulnerable clients in civil legal matters.

Topics will include ethics, pro bono value and networking, anatomy of a county court case, anatomy of a family law case, and working with pro bono clients.

To register, contact Candace Whitaker, Faegre & Benson’s pro bono coordinator, at cwhitaker@faegre.com or (303) 607-3780.