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D.C. Bar President Brigida Benitez and President-Elect Timothy Webster Volunteer for Pro Bono Immigration Clinic

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Immigration Clinic

With volunteers like Brigida Benitez and Timothy Webster, the immigration clinic broadens its reach.

D.C. Bar President Brigida Benitez and President-Elect Timothy K. Webster joined 17 other lawyers to help provide legal information, brief advice, and referral services for civil legal matters governed by U.S. immigration law.

"The Immigration Clinic is a great example of the multiplier effect that is at the core of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program. Volunteers who are not immigration lawyers—myself included—were able to tap the broad experience of a core group of expert mentors to advise 39 individuals in just a few hours," Webster said.    
"Every time I volunteer at the clinic, I'm reminded that there is such a tremendous unmet need in our community for legal services and that spending just a few hours on a Saturday morning can have a positive impact on people's lives," Benitez said.

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