Filip Czernicki

Coordinator of pro bono programs, Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law
Speaker: Global Clearinghouse Lab, State of the Art: Pro Bono in Europe, October 19 Dr. Filip Czernicki, Attorney-at-Law, graduated from the Warsaw University Law School where he obtained his master degree and PhD. Besides his academic and business career he works on structural development and promotion of professional lawyers pro bono activity as well as improvement of legal education through practical skills teaching and establishment of legal clinics in Poland and Eastern Europe. Since 2018 he has been the Coordinator of the Warsaw Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law pro bono programs. Since 2015, has been a member of the National Legal Aid Council, which is the advisory body to the Minister of Justice of Poland. Beginning in 2002, he has been the President of the Polish Legal Clinics Foundation and member of the Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education. He was awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland with the Gold Cross of Merit in 2013, received from the Global Network for Public Interest Law - European Pro Bono Award in 2012, and received a Medal of the Minister of Justice for the merits for the Polish judiciary in 2010.