Jemi Goulian Lucey, a partner in the firm’s Litigation, Employment Law and Healthcare Departments, and co-chair of the Higher Education Practice Group, will moderate the CLE program "Pro Bono Practice and Your Career” to be presented by the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA) on Monday, June 14, 2021 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Ms. Lucey is the current President of the NJWLA. Speakers from the NJWLA, NJLEEP, Partners for Women & Justice, and the New Jersey Reentry Corporation will discuss the benefits of participating in pro bono work, including the requirement of RPC 6.1, the sense of personal satisfaction helping others in need can bring, the sometimes overlooked benefits of encouraging diversity of experience, the chance to collaborate with others outside your immediate circle of colleagues, and the opportunity to build legal skills and experience in legal proceedings.
Ms. Lucey is a trial attorney who focuses her practice on employment, higher education and professional negligence matters. She represents private and public entities, including institutions of higher learning, in employment discrimination and retaliation actions, professional negligence cases, Title IX claims, and business disputes. She also lectures and consults on employment and human resources law and provides guidance related to the practical implications of various state and federal laws affecting employers.
Attendees can register on the NJWLA website.