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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Incoming ABA President Cites UC Hastings' Lawyers for America program

One of the initiatives that already is getting much of James Silkenat’s attention is the Legal Access Job Corps, which essentially would seek to address two key concerns currently facing the legal profession: the unmet legal needs of disadvantaged communities and the oversupply of lawyers—many of them unemployed—in some regions of the United States.

Programs that combine the opportunity to receive salaries for serving low-income clients while building practice skills are in place or being planned at the University of California’s Hastings College of Law in San Francisco and at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

For more about Silkenat's agenda as incoming ABA president, read here.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

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