Lash to Moderate National Webinar for Training Lawyers on Public Interest Placements

September 9, 2009

O’Melveny counsel David Lash will moderate a national webinar on “Public Interest Perspectives--An Introductory Training for Private Attorneys in Public Interest Placements,” on September 9 at 10:00am PDT.


Hosted by The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCO) and the Association for Legal Career Professionals (formerly know as NALP), this training session is aimed at lawyers who are beginning extended public service placements with legal aid and other nonprofit legal organizations. The training will provide an overview of the differences in law firm and nonprofit practice settings, insight on working with low-income clients, and background on the economic challenges presently being confronted by the public interest community.