May 2019 Bar Bulletin
By Anne Daly
Before coming to KCBA’s Pro Bono Services Department, my career had focused on public defense work. I didn’t have any civil experience to speak of. So, I thought I should at least do some cases in our pro bono programs.
After taking some shifts at the Housing Justice Project and with our Neighborhood Legal Clinics, it was time to try family law. This was the program that was most intimidating to me — I knew it was a complex area, made even more complex as the individuals served by our program are all domestic violence and/or sexual assault survivors; all cases involve children;...