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Valentine Brown Named Pro Bono Partner at Duane Morris

March 06, 2015 (1 min read)

Duane Morris LLP named Bender's Immigration Bulletin Editorial Board Member Valentine Brown as Pro Bono Partner: "Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce new leadership of its firmwide Pro Bono Program.  Valentine A. Brown as Pro Bono Partner and Katharyn I. Christian McGee as Associate Pro Bono Counsel will direct pro bono initiatives at the firm.  Valentine A. Brown, who joined Duane Morris in 2009, is an immigration law partner in the firm's Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group in Philadelphia who focuses her practice on employment-based immigration.  She will continue her immigration law practice alongside her new pro bono responsibilities.  Brown is an active and longstanding member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee and also serves in a number of related roles.  Since 2009, Brown has been Co-Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Philadelphia Chapter Pro Bono Committee. She co-leads AILA's annual city-wide drive to provide pro bono assistance to immigrants seeking U.S. citizenship.  Brown is the founder of the firm's Violence Against Women Act pro bono practice group and regularly mentors and trains attorneys who participate in Immigration IMPACT, a city-wide initiative in collaboration with the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) to increase access to legal services for immigrant survivors of domestic violence."