WBEZ | Matt Rooney http://www.wbez.org/tags/matt-rooney Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Activism: Chicago attorney heads to Iraq to train a group of trial lawyers http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-17/global-activism-chicago-attorney-heads-iraq-train-group-trial-lawyers-82 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/77731643.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Each Thursday on <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalactivism" target="_blank"><em>Global Activism</em></a>, we hear about an individual who&rsquo;s decided to work to make the world a better place. <a href="http://www.mayerbrown.com/lawyers/profile.asp?hubbardid=R704772115" target="_blank">Matt Rooney</a> is a partner at the Chicago law firm Mayer Brown. He oversees the firm&rsquo;s pro bono projects around the world. Rooney recently returned from Iraq, where he trained a group of trial lawyers via a program developed by <a href="http://www.heartlandalliance.org/international/wherewework/project-pages/iraq.html" target="_blank">Heartland Alliance International</a>, a Chicago organization that provides a range of services for vulnerable Iraqis.</p></p> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 18:13:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-17/global-activism-chicago-attorney-heads-iraq-train-group-trial-lawyers-82