Name : Dmitry Shabelnikov

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Affiliation : PILnet

Country : Russia

Title of Presentation : Lessons from Russia: The Society’s and Employers’ Expectations of Lawyers v. What Law Schools Have to Offer;  Fostering an Ethic of Pro Bono (Part I): Establishing and Teaching a Lawyer’s Public Citizen Responsibilities

Short Bio : Dmitry Shabelnikov oversees PILnet’s Moscow office and is responsible for PILnet’s work in Russia. He has been leading efforts to promote legal aid reforms in Russia and develop clinical legal education there. Following the expansion of the PILnet Moscow office in 2007, he continues to steer major PILnet strategies in Russia, including legal aid reform and legal education reform initiatives and the expansion of pro bono practice.