Ethics: I Know I Should Do Pro Bono, I Want to, But I Don’t Know Where to Start (2017-2018 Credit)

Published by Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


Wally Wason moderates a panel with Karl Doss, Virginia State Bar Access to Legal Services, and John Whitfield, Blue Ridge Legal Services. Together, they present a picture of the need in the Commonwealth, a “nuts-and-bolts” look at how to start doing pro bono work, combined with recent developments and applicable aspirational rules.

Recorded live March 30, 2017 at the VTLA Annual Convention, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, WV.

Wallace B. Wason, Jr.
Wally joined JBW&K in 2008, after practicing for many years in Richmond, Virginia. He is a trial lawyer, first and foremost. His primary practice focus is helping people or companies who have been injured by the negligence or wrongful conduct of...More
Karl A. Doss
Karl Doss is the Director of Access to Legal Services at the Virginia State Bar. After law school, Karl served as a public defender, prosecutor, and referee in family court before transitioning to work on policy and training.
John E. Whitefield
John E. Whitfield has served as the executive director and general counsel of Blue Ridge Legal Services since 1989. Prior to becoming the executive director, he served as law clerk, staff attorney, and supervising attorney since first joining the...More

Originally Published

March 30, 2017

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  • Ethics: I Know I Should Do Pro Bono, I Want to, But I Don’t Know Where to Start - Paper
  • Ethics: I Know I Should Do Pro Bono, I Want to, But I Don’t Know Where to Start - Video

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