Project: People’s Law School-Contact Mary Beth Leeson, Executive Director
The People’s Law School was sponsored by the NCBA Service to the Public Committee. Held at Northampton’s Community College, the program was open to county residents and lasted for eight weeks with a different topic of law presented each week. Attorneys and judges from the bar association volunteered as presenters. Those attending the program commented favorably on the attorneys and judges who took the time to teach the classes and answer the questions.
Project: Introduction to the Practice of Law Seminar-Contact Mary Beth Leeson, Executive Director
This program was designed to present information to young attorneys on how to practice law in a professional manner. “A Guide of Conduct & Etiquette of the Bar” was reviewed by President Judge Robert A. Freedberg, and attorney spoke about their experiences of working in private law practices versus large firms and the benefits of working on pro bono cases. Row office directors reviewed the logistics of filing necessary legal documents.