2021 Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat & Poverty Law Conference
PBCR: Aug. 31 – Sept. 1
PLC: Sept. 1-3
The Hilton Austin | 500 E. 4th St. | Austin
The Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat, scheduled August 31 through September 1, will be a 1½-day training crafted for pro bono coordinators from legal aid offices, law firms, law schools, and/or corporate law departments. PBCR is designed to increase the quantity and quality of civil legal aid available to the low-income and poor Texans through pro bono efforts.
The Poverty Law Conference, scheduled September 1-3, will be a three-day training on poverty law issues affecting low-income Texans. PLC offers a multi-tracked substantive curriculum with a specific public interest focus including, but not limited to, family, housing, consumer, immigration, disaster response, and public benefits. Some of the most knowledgeable poverty law practiioners and private attorneys in their respective fields are selected as presenters for the PLC
Scholarship application period: March 16 – May 4
Session proposal (PBCR/PLC) submission period: February 12 – March 26
Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat (PBCR): August 31 – September 1
Poverty Law Conference (PLC): September 1 - 3
Online registration will open in late June
PBCR and/or PLC speaker - $25
Pro Bono Coordinators Retreat attendee* - $50
PLC attendees - $125
Incl: civil legal aid employees**, military legal assistance officer, or 2020-21 Pro Bono College member
Government attorney - $175
Private attorney - $225
The 2021 PBCR and PLC will be held at the Hilton Austin, located at 500 East 4th Street. A room block has been secured with the Hilton at $179/night (not including parking) for conference attendees. The room block cut-off date is July 30.
Contact Catherine Galloway by email or phone.
email@example.com or 512-427-1892