20th Anniversary Celebration

20th Anniversary Celebration Committee

20 Things You Might Not Know

20 Things You Can Do

Where are they now?

History of the Pro Bono Program

For the Good of the Order

Pro Bono Program

Where are they now?

Brandy (Berry) Milazzo

What firm/organization are you working with now?
McGuireWoods LLP

What kind of pro bono or volunteer work have you been involved in?
Seigle Avenue Preschool Cooperative; Chair, 2006-2007; Charlotte Preschool Partnership Representative, 2006-2007
Charlotte Hornet's Nest Girl Scouts Council Board of Directors, 2005- Present
President of Board of Directors, 2010-2012
Executive Compensation Task Group
CEO Succession Planning Task Group
Audit Committee
Fund Development Task Group
Merger and Realignment Committee
Merger and Realignment Task Group
Finance Committee, Co-Chair, 2008-2010
Board Development Committee, Chair, 2009-2010
Scholarship Task Group
North Carolina Dance Theatre Board of Trustees, 2007-Present; Executive Committee, 2009-Present
Opening Night Insiders, NCDT's Young Professionals Group, Chair 2009-Present
Arts & Science Council Cultural Leadership Training Program, 2007
Junior League of Charlotte, Active Member 2005-Present

What are the main reasons why you would recommend that law students become involved in pro bono work?
Because it shows the many varied and wonderful ways you can use your license to make the world a better place

How would you encourage current law students to get involved with the Pro Bono program?
Make one experience part of the curriculum

Has pro bono work contributed to your sense of career satisfaction?
Without a question - absolutely

Did your experiences in the Pro Bono program at USC prepare you or benefit you in your career?

In your career, have you seen an overlap between your volunteer work and your sense of your own place in the community and the legal profession?
Yes, I learn more on a daily basis in my volunteer work than I do at my job - also broadens the horizons beyond what the firm can offer

How do pro bono efforts fit in to the work of the South Carolina Bar?
Adds to the credit of the Bar and its attorneys

What kind of perceptions, positive or negative, do you think that the bar as a whole has about attorneys who are actively involved in pro bono work?
Depends on the attorney, usually

What is most memorable/best experience you had during your law school career through the Pro Bono program?
Working with my best friend Susan McCrary

What does the 20th Anniversary of the Pro Bono program mean to you?
That ProBono has real significance in our fields - all fields

What is your most cherished memory with Pam?
All of the times with her and the great support and real advice that she gave all of us!