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HLSA RGC: In House Counsel Network Discussion - Pro Bono for In-House Attorneys
Thursday October 18, 2012 at 6 pm

HLSA Recent Graduates Council In House Counsel Network


The Opportunities, Rewards and Challenges of Pro Bono Work for In House Attorneys

Join the Harvard Law School In House Counsel Network for a discussion of the opportunities, rewards and challenges of pro bono work for in house attorneys.  Panelists will discuss topics such as finding pro bono choices that are right for you, overcoming common challenges that prevent in house attorneys from becoming involved and building and growing a pro bono program at your company.  You’ll leave convinced that pro bono isn’t just for law firm attorneys and inspired to build a rewarding pro bono practice for yourself and others in your department.  Hewlett Packard will sponsor a reception after the panel discussion.



  • Andrea Fitanides, Supervising Attorney of the Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco (VLSP)’s Community Organization Representation Project (CORP) and the VLSP Pro Bono Manager. 
  • Bruce Ives, Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel at Hewlett-Packard
  • Emily Su-lan Reber Porter, General Counsel and Vice President of Customer and Professional Operations at Pearl.com LLC
  • Todd Murtha, Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at Wize Commerce, Inc.
This event is organized by the Harvard Law School Association Recent Graduates Council and is open to all HLS alumni.  Space is limited, so if you plan to attend, please click here to RSVP We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012

6:00 PM - Registration
6:15 PM - Panel Discussion
7:30 PM - Networking Mixer
Cost: FREE (includes reception, networking, and presentation)

Location: Hewlett Packard, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304 - Please go to the visitor's entrance on arrival. 

Event Contact: If you have questions about the event, please contact T.J. Duane '02 at tjduane@gmail.com.

The HLSA Recent Graduates Council fosters professional networking, business collaboration and social engagement among graduates of Harvard Law School. For more information about the Recent Graduates Council, please contact T.J. Duane at tjduane@gmail.com. The Recent Graduates Council administers over a dozen Shared/Professional Interest Networks and more information about these networks can be found at HLSA.org. All HLS alumni are also encouraged to join the HL Alumni LinkedIn Group.


Event Information
Thursday, Oct 18 2012
6:30pm - 8:00pm [ iCal ]
Hewlett Packard
3000 Hanover Streer
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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