Esther F. Lardent, Co-Chair
Ms. Lardent is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pro Bono Institute, the leading organization promoting pro bono among law firms and the corporate community. She is considered to be the country's leading expert on the pro bono concept and is regularly approached for advice for both the legal and corporate sectors. She is the recipient of many awards for her public and pro bono service. Ms. Lardent has been active in the American Bar Association, having served for many years in the ABA’s House of Delegates and previously serving on the Board of Governors and as Chair of the ABA Immigration Commission and Consortium on Legal Services and the Public.