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2015 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Leslie S. Silverstein

Each year, the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Pro Bono Publico Awards honor individuals or organizations in the legal community that enhance the human dignity of others by improving or delivering volunteer legal services to the … Continue reading

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2015 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Jones Day

Each year, the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Pro Bono Publico Awards honor individuals or organizations in the legal community that enhance the human dignity of others by improving or delivering volunteer legal services to the … Continue reading

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2015 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Daniel L. Brown

Each year, the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Pro Bono Publico Awards honor individuals or organizations in the legal community that enhance the human dignity of others by improving or delivering volunteer legal services to the … Continue reading

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The Need for Pro Bono Programs at Law Firms

Over on Thomson Reuters’s Legal Solutions blog, an interview with Lisa Dewey, a Partner and Pro Bono Counsel at DLA Piper. Lisa chats about the need for pro bono programs at law firms and DLA’s pro bono strategy. Why should law firms … Continue reading

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2015 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Baylor University School of Law

Each year, the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Pro Bono Publico Awards honor individuals or organizations in the legal community that enhance the human dignity of others by improving or delivering volunteer legal services to the … Continue reading

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Sonora Grill: How Microentrepreneurs Create a Thriving Small Business with Business Law Pro Bono Help

This is the last of a four part series of pro bono client stories that show how business law lawyers have helped people struggling to participate in the market economy obtain economic justice or at least access to economic justice through … Continue reading

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From Gang Member to Executive Director of a Nonprofit: Business Law Pro Bono at Work

This week, we’ll be posting pro bono client stories that show how business law lawyers have helped people struggling to participate in the market economy obtain economic justice or at least access to economic justice through direct legal services to … Continue reading

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Appetite For Change: Business Law Pro Bono from the Client’s Perspective

This week, we’ll be posting pro bono client stories that show how business law lawyers have helped people struggling to participate in the market economy obtain economic justice or at least access to economic justice through direct legal services to … Continue reading

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Business Law Pro Bono: How Business Law Lawyers Contribute to Economic Justice

“Pro bono service has to become as much a part of our substantive efforts as corporate law, tax law, real estate law and all of the other aspects of law that form part of our business law practice. –Joseph Mullaney, … Continue reading

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Seeing Black: Unconscious Bias and Pro Bono Lawyers

The events of the last year in Ferguson, Staten Island and Baltimore have focused the public and the legal community on racism and unconscious bias in the criminal justice system, particularly in policing. Seeing Black, an article by Jennifer Eberhardt … Continue reading

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