Category Archives: Center for Pro Bono

The Center for Pro Bono Exchange has Moved!

The ABA Center for Pro Bono Exchange has a new location! Continue following us here: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/center-pro-bono/publications/pro-bono-exchange/

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Pro Se May Be a Solution, But it’s Also a Symptom: A Response to The Atlantic’s “The DIY Divorce”

By: Michael G. Bergmann, Executive Director, Public Interest Law Initiative *Originally posted on the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) website, http://pili.org/pro-bono/diy-divorce-response A contributing writer for The Atlantic recently wrote an article about how she represented herself in her divorce. PILI’s … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Publico Awards Winners: Deborah Coleman, Coleman Law LLC

Congratulations to Deborah Coleman on being a recipient of the 2018 ABA Pro Bono Publico Awards! Here is Deborah’s response to receiving this award.

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Pro Bono Publico Award Winners: Patrick Arenz, Robins Kaplan LLP

Patrick Arenz is a partner with Robins Kaplan and recent chair of the firm’s pro bono committee. Patrick has shown immense dedication to pro bono work from the time he began his career at Robins Kaplan in 2006. “I always … Continue reading

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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.

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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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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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Get Ready for the 2018 Equal Justice Conference!

The countdown is on! Just a little over 4 weeks until the 2018 Equal Justice Conference in sunny San Diego, California! For those of you who are unfamiliar with EJC, it is co-sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro … 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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Thank You For Celebrating!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Ninth Annual National Celebration of Pro Bono. With your help, this year’s National Celebration was a huge success! Over 1,350 events were held in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, London, … Continue reading

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