Pro Bono Power!Posted by April Nockleby, ALDF's Online Content Manager on May 29, 2009
The Animal Legal Defense Fund would never be able to use the law to advance the interests of animals without the support of legal professionals nationwide. Meet a few of ALDF’s pro bono attorneys and learn how each is winning the case against cruelty.
| Susann MacLachlan
With a personality that radiates warmth, "Sunny" enthuses about
rescuing animals, teaching animal law at the John Marshall Law School
and coaching students for the Harvard Law School’s National Animal
Advocacy Closing Argument Competition.
| Rene Kathawala
An attorney with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Rene recently assisted with drafting an alliance agreement between ALDF and Lewis and Clark Law School, resulting in the first-of-its kind Center for Animal Law Studies.
| Robert Knaier
There are countless avenues by which people are prompted to give more consideration to non-human animals. For Robert Knaier, it was philosophy.
Know an attorney who’s interested in making a difference for animals? Join ALDF’s Animal Law Program!
We use volunteer attorneys to work on a variety of projects including
research and citation checking, writing legal information guides,
filing amicus briefs, litigating cases, and assisting prosecutors with animal cruelty cases.