Pro Bono Opportunities
As a pro bono attorney with CFR, you will get the chance to make a real difference in the lives of children and families in New York City and throughout the country. Whether working directly on an appeal or weighing in on policy reform, CFR offers a unique professional environment. In this cutting edge, interdisciplinary practice, you will find lawyers, social workers, and former defendants working closely together in an area of family law that is still largely misunderstood by the public.
Law firms that have assisted with pro bono work include Cantor Fitzgerald, Dorsey & Whitney, Latham & Watkins, Leader Berkon Colao & Silverstein, Proskauer Rose, Schulte Roth & Zabel, Sidley Austin, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
For more information about how to support CFR with pro bono services, contact Maura Keating at [email protected].
Pro bono projects can include the following:
- Writing and arguing a final appeal on behalf of a CFR client.
- Reviewing an appeal and participating in a moot session to help prepare a staff or pro bono attorney for an appellate argument.
- Litigating complicated neglect or abuse matters of counsel to CFR, co-presenting the cases with a CFR attorney.