Law students and pros are teaming up for a COVID-themed Pro Bono Week Celebration aimed at helping low-income clients and giving students valuable real-world legal experience. The annual event is sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA) in conjunction with the University of South Carolina School of Law.
J. Willard O’Brien, former dean and leading voice for inclusiveness at Villanova University’s law school, has died from heart failure—he was 90 years old. So reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Below the Bar
Disbarred attorney Gustavo Vila admitted to taking close to $1 million meant for a client from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. So reports the Daily Voice.
A lack of "access to success" is the main reason senior female attorneys are substantially more likely to walk away from law than their male counterparts.
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