In-House Pro Bono Symposium

Location: Shearman & Sterling, 800 Capitol Street, 12th Floor

In honor of Pro Bono Week, Chevron and Shearman & Sterling, in collaboration with Houston Volunteer Lawyers, are sponsoring the In-House Pro Bono Symposium, which will showcase successful pro bono collaborations between corporate legal departments and outside counsel, identify best practices for creating and supporting a pro bono culture, and highlight pro bono opportunities at local legal service providers.


1:00:  Registration

1:30:  Welcome Remarks

1:35:  Welcome Keynote.

Kristi McCarthy, General Counsel, Chevron North America Exploration and Production Co.

2:00:  Session 1 - Creating the Pro Bono Foundation

Monica Karuturi, Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel, Centerpoint Energy

Alyssa Schindler, Senior Counsel, Chevron North America Exploration and Production Co.

Jessie Campbell, Pro Bono & Outreach Director, Houston Volunteer Lawyers

3:00:  15 Minute Break

3:15:  Session 2 - Family Law

Daniel Prince, Senior Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corp.

3:45:  Agency Spotlight - Aid for Victims of Domestic Violence (AVDA)

4:00:  Session 3 - Estate Planning and Probate Alternatives

Tramaine Singleton, Senior Counsel, Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Lauren Brogdon, Senior Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

4:30:  Agency Spotlight - Disability Rights Texas

5:00:  Happy Hour and Agency Fair


Who Should Attend? Attorneys, Pro Bono Coordinators, and Paralegals, who want to engage in pro bono work

Cost:  Free




Posted: October 7, 2019