2018 Pro Bono Institute Annual Conference

Blank Rome is proud to sponsor the 2018 Pro Bono Institute ("PBI") Annual Conference, which will be held February 21-23, 2018, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Blank Rome Partner and Director of Pro Bono Services Kathy Ochroch will also present on two panels during the event: 

Marketing to Right the Pro Bono Ship, February 21, 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Learn how to successfully employ internal and external marketing and engagement strategies to change the narrative of pro bono at your firm. This session will offer a variety of practical techniques to turn your pro bono program around and create positive experiences and outcomes.

Serving Our Seniors (Pro Bono in Practice), February 22, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

How can we ensure that low-income and other eligible seniors age with dignity? From advanced planning to government benefits and housing protections to fraud and abuse prevention, this session will explore a range of pro bono opportunities and developments.

About the Pro Bono Institute Annual Conference

The PBI Annual Conference is the legal profession’s premier pro bono event and the only conference specifically tailored to the interests, needs, resources, and issues faced by law firm leaders, chief legal officers and in-house lawyers, and public interest and legal services pro bono leaders. At this year's event, PBI will present the Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award to Gregory B. Jordan, General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer, and the legal department of the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., and the inaugural Esther F. Lardent Hall of Fame for Excellence in Pro Bono Award to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

PBI Annual Conference
Blank Rome attorneys and professional staff at the Esther F. Lardent Hall of Fame Reception honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Pictured from L to R: Ken Lyons, Kathy Ochroch, Gabriella Ziccarelli, Kierstan Carlson, Krystal Kane, Victoria Ortega, and Alan Freeman. Also in attendance were Amy Joseph Coles and Jayme Butcher.