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Q: Why did you join Tahirih’s Pro Bono Network?
A: I was given the opportunity to join through the on-going pro bono relationship Tahirih has with Kirkland & Ellis.
Q: Share a highlight from a pro bono case with Tahirih.
A: I met with my client to discuss her case, and she told me about the domestic abuse she had endured from her previous partner. It was hard for her to recall all of the horrible events, and I tried to encourage her throughout the process. She worked very hard to provide for her children even in an abusive situation. I was amazed at how resilient she was after going through such hardship, and I was humbled that I was given the opportunity to help her.
Q: How has your pro bono service impacted you?
A: Listening to the testimonies of my Tahirih client and her tales of domestic violence has really given me meaning as an attorney. Nothing is as fulfilling as helping someone in need. My pro bono work has put everything that I do in perspective.

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meet more pro bono partners


  • Melanie Rosin
    Associate Attorney
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
    My pro bono service has reminded me that there are a lot of people out there who desperately need the help of attorneys like myself.
  • Hanna Chouest
    Associate
    Sidley Austin LLP
    While I have worked on a number of different pro bono projects, working with my client at Tahirih has been the most rewarding by far.
  • Bryan Nese
    Associate
    Mayer Brown LLP
    Working on pro bono cases has shown me how important it is for lawyers to donate their time – even just a little bit – to helping other.