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Community Profile: Julia Wilson, Executive Director of OneJustice

The Equal Justice Conference is just a month away! Today, meet one of this year’s conference co-chairs, Julia Wilson, Executive Director of OneJustice. Julia was recently interviewed by Steve Grumm for the ABA’s Access to Justice Blog, cross-posted below. Julia R. … Continue reading

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Pro Bono via Limited Engagement

Lawyers are delivering a great deal of pro bono work through “limited engagements,” that is, through narrow, targeted efforts. These come in several flavors: among them local programs established through a local provider and targeted at a particular kind of … Continue reading

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Community profile: Pamela Robinson, University of South Carolina School of Law

The Equal Justice Conference is right around the corner. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be profiling some of the pro bono leaders who will be joining us in Portland. Today, meet Pamela Robinson who has served as the Director of … Continue reading

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Pro Bono From the Heart

February is always a bittersweet month for me. In addition to hearts and candy, it also brings the anniversary of my father’s death and memories of being surrounded by funeral bouquets rather than red roses on that sad Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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The Scoop on New York’s “Pro Bono Scholar Program” Our colleague, Steve Grumm, posts a thoughtful analysis of New York Chief Judge Lippman’s recent announcement creating the “Pro Bono Scholars Program.”  

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United Airline’s Legal Department Pro Bono

Check out this great description of United Airlines’ pro bono involvement from our friends at PILI:

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The Equal Justice Conference in Portland – Register Now!

Registration for this year’s Equal Justice Conference in Portland, May 1-3, is now open! The Equal Justice Conference brings together all components of the legal community to discuss equal justice issues as they relate to the delivery of legal services … Continue reading

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Volunteering and avoiding burnout in the New Year

As we begin 2014, some helpful advice from The Idealist for those involved in pro bono work or public service: 5 things you can do each day to prevent burnout by Cynthia Jaggi Instead of feeling refreshed from your holiday … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Holiday Gift Guide

Still searching for that perfect holiday gift? Look no further. Check out these children’s books published by ABA Publishing – Helping a Hero and A Breath of Hope. These beautifully illustrated books were recently named among the best in family-friendly media, … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Week & The Justice Bus

Fenwick Boards The Justice Bus To Help Napa County Low-Income Seniors By: Emily Gische During this year’s Pro Bono Week, Fenwick & West partnered with OneJustice and Legal Aid of Napa Valley to assist low-income seniors in Napa County.  Fenwick attorneys traveled via OneJustice’s Justice Bus, … Continue reading

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