In-House Pro Bono Symposium
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.
1:30: 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