Category Archives: Access to Justice

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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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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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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Celebrate Pro Bono in April!

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 spotlight on pro bono.  In connection with ABA President Elect Hilarie Bass and the ABA’s … Continue reading

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Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network Launches

By: Catherine Sanders Reach A new hotline and network of legal support services will provide critical help to nearly one million Illinois veterans and service members.

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Paralegals Partner In Philadelphia Criminal Records Expungement Project

By: Christine Flynn An estimated one-third of all Philadelphians have been arrested at one time or another.  Only a VERY small percentage of charges actually end up in convictions, but EVERY charge remains part of a criminal record, available on … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Releases Pro Bono Task Force Report

The Philadelphia Bar Association and Philadelphia Bar Foundation have released their 2017 Pro Bono Task Force Report, just in time for the National Celebration of Pro Bono. Check out this article from Generocity to learn about the task force’s findings … Continue reading

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