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Spotlight on Pro Bono

Mizzou Law Pro Bono Opportunities

There are many opportunities at Mizzou Law to engage in pro bono work while you are in law school so that you can get the Mizzou Law Pro Bono Certificate and give back to your community. Over winter break, both EJLA and Lambda Legal sponsor trips to New Orleans, LA, where students either volunteer at  Continue Reading »

October is Pro Bono Month

In case you were not aware, October  is Mizzou Law’s Pro Bono Month, and we are celebrating by presenting the Pro Bono Month speaker series, which kicked off on October 1st, when Mizzou Alum, Amy Lorenz-Moser, ’00, partner at Armstrong Teasdale in St. Louis, spoke to students about her passion in pro bono work and  Continue Reading »

Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF)

Since 1977 the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program has matched outstanding graduate students with exciting Federal opportunities. This program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level for advanced degree candidates, which was created more than 3 decades ago by Executive Order and has evolved over the years to recruit and train outstanding  Continue Reading »

Mizzou Law’s Pro Bono Program

A formal Pro Bono Program was established by the University of Missouri School of Law in the Fall of 2013.  The Pro Bono Program provides students with opportunities to gain practical lawyering experience while serving persons of limited means, as well as help cultivate a sense of professionalism and social responsibility. In accordance with ABA  Continue Reading »

Heart of Missouri CASA

Every year, more than 260 abused and neglected children in Boone and Callaway Counties are placed in foster care because they are unable to live safely at home. Once the children in these circumstances become part of the legal system, dozens of individuals enter their lives such as: police, foster parents, therapists, social workers, judges,  Continue Reading »

Spring Break Pro Bono Estate Planning Trip to Salem, Missouri

Pro Bono at Bryan Cave

On October 23rd, thirty Mizzou Law students had the opportunity to learn about Bryan Cave’s pro bono work from two of their Pro Bono Coordinators: Ketrina Bakewell, ’83, a partner in the St. Louis office and Christopher Javillonar, a partner in the Kansas City office.  The audience learned about the varied opportunities available and how pro bono  Continue Reading »