Category Archives: Community Profile

View from the Bench: Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong, U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of New York

  The bankruptcy court has a fascinating mix of cases, from the largest and most sophisticated Chapter 11 corporate restructuring case to the Chapter 13 case where a family is trying to save their home from foreclosure to a no-asset … Continue reading

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The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review

Needless to say perhaps, 2016 was a whale of a year. Events have cascaded daily right into our living rooms and mobile devices. The need for access to justice resources, of course, remains unabated. So, the work of our Committee and of our collaboration partners is as critical as ever. Our work together gives me great pride in our profession. There is simply no other profession more committed to helping those in need. Continue reading

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2015 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: United Airlines Legal Department

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: 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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2014 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Norton Rose Fulbright

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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2014 Pro Bono Publico Award Recipient: Kermit Lowery

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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