Featured Guests
Amy Horton-Newell

Amy Horton-Newell has served as the director of the ABA Commission on Homelessness & Poverty since 2001. She coordinates...

Ainka Jackson

Ainka Jackson is the executive director of the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth, and Reconciliation in Selma, Alabama. She...

Wendy Wayne

Wendy Wayne is the director of the Immigration Impact Unit at the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) in...

Eric Storey

Eric Storey is the Director of Grassroots and Digital Advocacy at the American Bar Association.

Buck Lewis

George T. “Buck” Lewis is a former president of the Tennessee Bar Association and the recipient of numerous professional...

Joshu Harris

Joshu Harris is an adjunct professor at Widener University Delaware Law School where he teaches criminal law. Within the...

Your Host
Kristoffer Butler

Kristoffer Butler is the SBA Executive President at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Episode Notes

Many people have difficulty getting the legal help they need. In this On The Road episode, host Kristoffer Butler talks with a panel at the ABA Midyear Meeting about their varying involvement in public interest law and pro bono opportunities. They discuss the many different areas of the law that they represent and encourage young lawyers and law students to consider public interest law because of its impactful opportunities. They also offer up areas where seasoned lawyers can donate their time to help those with limited access to justice.

Amy Horton-Newell is the director of the ABA Center for Public Interest Law.

Ainka Jackson is on the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty and is the executive director of the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth, and Reconciliation.

Wendy Wayne is the chair of the ABA Commission on Immigration and the director of the Immigration Impact Unit at the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Massachusetts.

Eric Storey is the Director of Grassroots and Digital Advocacy at the American Bar Association.

Buck Lewis is the chair of the ABA Pro Bono Committee.

Joshu Harris is chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Gun Violence.

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Episode Details
Published: January 28, 2019
Podcast: On the Road
Category: Legal Support
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On the Road
On the Road

Recorded on the conference floor, "On the Road" includes highlights and interviews from popular legal events.

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