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From Corporations to Kids: Big-Firm Skills Can Advance Children's Interests

Posted:
07/27/2004

Katayun I. Jaffari, an Associate in Saul Ewing's Business Department, writes about her experience as a volunteer attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates. Ms. Jaffari discusses how a corporate attorney who spends very little time in a courtroom can represent children.

"The same legal skills I bring to my corporate law practice I apply to my role as a volunteer attorney representing neglected children," she writes. "I listen, spot issues, reason out problems, research controversial matters, and advocate a position." Ms. Jaffari also is a member of the Board of Directors for the Support Center for Child Advocates.

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