The 2020 Democracy in Action Conference welcomes
Steven Scudder graduated from the Franklin Pierce Law School in 1983, was in private practice for a short time, and then became director of the New Hampshire Pro Bono Program.
For 10 years he led that program and the NH Bar Association’s other lawyer referral and public service initiatives. Scudder had been doing consulting for the American Bar Association’s Center for Pro Bono since 1986 and in 1994 was hired as the Center’s director. In 1996 he became counsel to the ABA’s Pro Bono Committee.
During his tenure at the ABA Steve led many successful pro bono initiatives, spoke and wrote extensively about lawyer volunteerism, and provided extensive consultation to programs across the country. He is a recipient of the UNH School of Law Bruce Friedman Pro Bono Award (2013), the New Hampshire Bar Association’s L. Jonathan Ross Award for Outstanding Commitment to Legal Services (2011), and the National Association of Pro Bono’s William Reece Smith Jr. Special Services to Pro Bono Award (2008).
Steve's Workshop: Strategies for Effectively Recruiting and Using Volunteers
Using volunteers to meet your organization’s needs isn’t as easy as you think. In this session you’ll learn 10 tips for recruiting volunteers using a variety of methods and 10 ideas for successfully managing your volunteers to your mission.