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Try it, you’ll like it:  taking pro bono outside of your comfort zone

  It is easy to forget the obvious:  when we all first started our practicing, we didn’t have any experience.  The first case we litigated or the first deal we closed was . . . well, the first one.  Over … 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: http://pili.org/pro-bono/united-airlines

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What goes around comes around

Originally posted on JustAdventures:
I just came from my current boss’s office, where I spied on her desk an updated version of a book that I’d given to my former boss w-a-y back in 2006. In fact, he and I…

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Equal Justice Conference 2014 – Law School Pre-conference Request for Proposals

UPDATE (1/14/14): Registration for the Equal Justice Conference is now open! equaljusticeconference.org On behalf of the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and The National Legal Aid & Defender Association, the 2014 EJC Law School Pre-conference planning team … Continue reading

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2013 ABA Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership Pro Bono Advocacy Award

2013 American Bar Association Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership Pro Bono Advocacy Award _____________________________________________ Volunteer attorneys, law firms and corporate law departments have enhanced the lives of individuals and families by developing, supporting and participating in medical-legal partnerships (MLP), an innovative legal … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY PROFILE: Helenka Marculewicz, Executive Director, Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project

Our profiles of movers and shakers in the pro bono community continue this week with an interview with Helenka Marculewicz, Executive Director of the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP). VLP is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and Ms. … Continue reading

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2013 ABA Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership Pro Bono Advocacy Award

The Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership Pro Bono Advocacy Award was established by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service to recognize the critical role pro bono partners play in expanding the value of medical-legal partnerships.  The award will … Continue reading

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Is It Time for Us to Rethink How We Support Nonprofits?

Thanks to Idealist for sharing this video. It is thought-provoking and insightful, especially the discussion of nonprofits’ overhead costs: Dan Pallotta discusses how our aversion to high overhead makes it difficult for nonprofits to fulfill their missions. He argues that … Continue reading

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OneJustice: Justice Karaoke This month’s OneJustice contest is Justice Karaoke! What songs can you think of that relate to themes of justice? Head on over to the OneJustice blog and share your favorites.

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