Diversifying through pro bono work

“The American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct state that “every lawyer has a professional responsibility to provide legal services to those unable to pay” and suggest that lawyers should aspire to perform at least (50) hours of pro bono services per year. Therefore, most law schools encourage their students to participate in pro bono projects – a habit that hopefully many people will carry forward as they transition into practice.

While helping the public good is an obvious reason to do pro bono work, there are other positive benefits from volunteering your time.”

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