Name: Paula Galowitz
Professional Title: Clinical Professor of Law
Affiliation: New York University School of Law
Country: United States
Title of Presentation: Promotion of Pro Bono
Short Bio: Paula Galowitz is a Clinical Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, who has concentrated her teaching and scholarship on improving legal services for the indigent. Paula teaches in the Community Development and Economic Justice Clinic, in which students provide legal services to grassroots community groups; in their fieldwork, the students represent clients in transactional matters and litigation cases. She has also taught in the Medical-Legal Advocacy Clinic, which employed a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to providing on-site legal advocacy assistance and training to medical providers. She also teaches a Civil Litigation simulation course and “Professional Responsibility in the Public Interest” seminar. Some of her scholarship has been about interdisciplinary clinical teaching and ethical issues in medical-legal partnership, and collaboration between lawyers and social workers. She also has an MSW degree.