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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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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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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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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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NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PARALEGAL ASSOCIATIONS (NFPA) CELEBRATES PRO BONO AT 2017 ANNUAL CONVENTION

By: Christine Flynn The National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) Annual Convention & Policy Meeting was hosted by the New Orleans Paralegal Organization (NOPO) from October 12, 2017 through October 15, 2017 at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in New … Continue reading

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Federal Bar Association’s New Pro Bono Event: Wills for Veterans

We would like to applaud the Federal Bar Association’s new-this-year initiative focused on pro bono Wills for Veterans.  Around twenty chapters are holding clinics around Veterans Day this November, where “volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and notaries will perform the services, and … Continue reading

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