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2018 Pro Bono Publico Awards Luncheon

The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service will hold the 2018 Pro Bono Publico Awards Luncheon on August 4, 2018 during the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago. Advertisements

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Remembering Steve Xanthopolous

Editor’s note: Steve Xanthopolous, former Executive Director of West Tennessee Legal Services, passed away on June 25, 2018. We asked Steve’s former and our current colleague, Linda Seely, to share her thoughts about Steve for our blog.  By: Linda Seely, Director, ABA … Continue reading

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From the Chair: Imagine

By: George T. (Buck) Lewis, Chair, Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service   Imagine being a teacher in a small town in Appalachia and receiving a call from a young student who said that she was left at … Continue reading

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Start Planning to Celebrate Pro Bono in October!

Save the Date for the 10th Annual National Celebration of Pro Bono October 21-27, 2018 Over the past nine years, with your help, the ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service has succeeded in focusing an annual national … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approves Pilot Program Allowing CLE Credit for Pro Bono

Exciting news from Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved a pilot program that will allow attorneys to earn CLE credit for pro bono service. “Developed in conjunction with the Continuing Legal Education Board, the three-year pilot program will allow registered … Continue reading

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Community Spotlight: National Association of Pro Bono Professionals

The National Association of Pro Bono Professionals (NAPBPro) is an independent organization of pro bono professionals. NAPBPro, which was created in 1987, “is the only national organization devoted to promoting pro bono services to the poor and the professional development … Continue reading

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Get the Most Out of the Equal Justice Conference 2018!

The countdown is on! It’s just one week until the Equal Justice Conference (EJC) in San Diego. As the conference approaches, we offer some advice for those who may be attending for the first time: Build your community We’ve all … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP, Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of our Pro bono Spotlight with Vince Levy and Blair Kaminsky of Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP.

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP, Part 1

Today, we are highlighting the pro bono work by the attorneys of Holwell Shuster & Goldberg (HSG). HSG was founded in 2012 as a boutique commercial litigation firm with a strong commitment to pro bono. The founding partners envisioned a … Continue reading

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Alternative Spring Break

One of our favorite topics during the year is learning about the pro bono efforts of law students during spring break. Check out this article to learn more about Georgia State University’s Alternative Spring Break projects from 2018. https://news.gsu.edu/2018/04/04/alternative-spring-break-students-choose-service-learning-over-downtime/ What … Continue reading

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