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Utah Celebrates Pro Bono Week

pro_bono_cel.jpgOctober 24-30 is Pro Bono Week, celebrating free legal assistance to people who can't afford to hire attorneys and recognizing those who provide such services.

There are a variety of free legal clinics for the public being offered throughout the state during Pro Bono Week, including the new Debtor's Counseling Clinic and a one-time legal clinic being held at the Utah Valley University Library the evening of October 26th. Call the UVU Legal Studies office for more information: 801-863-8134.

There are several events scheduled for attorneys, including an opening ceremony, a free film screening, a pro bono social, and a one-hour CLE on Family Law Basics.

Pro Bono Week is celebrated nationwide. Check out the ABA's National Pro Bono Celebration site to find out about events nationwide.

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