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Mission Statement

Benchmark Institute is an educational institution which develops and delivers training to public interest lawyers, paralegals, clients and other service providers whose work requires legal knowledge. Benchmark is dedicated to empowering people through excellence in innovative education, training and development.

We are committed to:

*making a difference in the quality and quantity of services in the public interest community

*fostering change to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse
population

*building a community that values caring, competence and
commitment

Description

Benchmark Institute provides ongoing education to the public interest community through its Core Programs in Legal Skills (Client, Lawyer, Legal Secretary/Assistant, Paralegal) and Leadership. In partnership with substantive law experts, Benchmark delivers substantive law workshops in family law, housing and public benefits.

Benchmark also provides consulting services and training on organizational development issues including governing boards, management, strategic planning and diversity. Our Justice and Diversity Training Series features customized trainings for Advocates, Judges, Law Students, Leaders, and Organizations.

Founded in 1989, Benchmark is the only separately incorporated institution in the United States whose mission focuses solely on training and development for the entire public interest legal community. To date, Benchmark has served over 8,500 people and hundreds of legal services and public interest organizations in The United States and abroad.

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http://benchmarkinstitute.org

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