Introducing TrustLaw’s Tools and Pro Bono Assistance

Introducing TrustLaw’s Tools and Pro Bono Assistance:

Jan 30 2019 - 11:00am - Jan 30 2019 - 12:00pm

Location: Online

Language: English

Agenda

Humentum is excited to offer a new benefit to Humentum members – now providing an easy path to accessing TrustLaw’s pro bono network of more than 120,000 legal experts with work in over 175 countries. This webinar will provide an introduction to TrustLaw and their services including assistance in the areas of structuring, staffing, advocacy, funding, and IP and brand protection. This introduction will be followed by a review of the most common legal questions facing nonprofits today. 

TrustLaw Panelists:

Flavie Fuentes - Legal Manager, North America – New York

Flavie oversees TrustLaw’s network in North America and the Caribbean and actively promotes TrustLaw’s mission across these regions. She recruits new legal members, non-profits and social enterprises through high-profile events and stronger partnerships. She is also leading TrustLaw’s capacity building programme in collaboration with key partners. Flavie is a dual qualified lawyer in France and England & Wales with a background in international human rights.

 

Nadia S.Narvaez - Legal Officer, North America – Los Angeles

Nadia joined the Thomson Reuters Foundation in April 2018. As a Legal Officer for North America, she handles legal pro bono projects from TrustLaw’s community of NGOs and social enterprises and supports strategic legal research programmes on regional and cross-border issues. She also develops TrustLaw’s relationships with our members, particularly those based in the West Coast of the United States. Nadia has a special focus on human trafficking and women’s rights and is a dual qualified lawyer in Mexico and the US.

 

Emily Donohoe - Programme Officer, North America – New York

Emily supports the activities of North America and the Caribbean, including coordinating the TrustLaw service and projects in the region. In her individual portfolio, she manages the SENGO networks of North America and the Caribbean and provides general support for event planning and coordination for new initiatives. Emily is an attorney qualified in New York and previously worked in an international law firm where she got involved in extensive pro bono projects related to impact investing, criminal justice, immigration, and human sex trafficking.