Date:  It has historically been held in October.

Location:  New York (2007), Chicago (2008), Philadelphia (2009), Los Angeles (2010) and Boston (2011).

Fee:  During this period, Academy fees were ~$200, which assisted with covering meals (including one large social dinner), speaker fees and other ancillary expenses.

Program Content:  Academy programming focuses on providing professional development for our membership through presentations by educators and speakers from outside APBCo.

2011 – Vicarious Trauma Training; Legal Ethical Issues – Engagements; Managing Nonprofit Intake & Legal Relationships; and Pro Bono Counsel Position – Career Development, Idealism & The Real World

2010 – Measuring the Impact of Law Firm Pro Bono Services – Qualitative v. Quantitative Measurement; Law Firm Leadership; and Ethics Issues

2009 – Listening Skills for Pro Bono Counsel; Ethical Considerations in Pro Bono Practice Management; Pro Bono After the Great Recession; and Pro Bono Practice Budgeting Models and Strategy

2008 – Extinguishing Burnout (Challenges for the Experienced Pro Bono Professional); Trailblazers (Challenges for the New Pro Bono Professional); Giving Effective Feedback; Connecting – Making More Effective Presentations; Pro Bono Role’s in Law Firm Mergers and in a Economy Downturn; and Common Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Practice

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