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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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Legal Providers Answer the Call to Serve Veterans

The National Celebration of Pro Bono is taking place October 23-29, 2016. The highlight of the 2016 celebration is the ABA’s Veterans Legal Services Initiative.  Participants in the 2016 celebration are encouraged to host programs focused on pro bono legal … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways to Celebrate Pro Bono!

This year marks the 6th annual National Celebration of Pro Bono, an initiative of the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service through which lawyers from across the country honor their responsibility to the profession and their communities … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Week & The Justice Bus

Fenwick Boards The Justice Bus To Help Napa County Low-Income Seniors By: Emily Gische During this year’s Pro Bono Week, Fenwick & West partnered with OneJustice and Legal Aid of Napa Valley to assist low-income seniors in Napa County.  Fenwick attorneys traveled via OneJustice’s Justice Bus, … Continue reading

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Public Counsel’s Pro Bono Pitch!

October 20-26, 2013 is Celebrate Pro Bono Week! We will be highlighting some exciting new pro bono initiatives across the country launching this week. Today’s post- by Public Counsel of Los Angeles – is a great example of how to … Continue reading

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Revamped IllinoisProBono.org Launches in Celebration of Pro Bono Week!

October 20-26, 2013 is Celebrate Pro Bono Week! We will be highlighting some exciting new pro bono initiatives across the country launching this week. Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) kicked off Pro Bono Week with the launch of a new … Continue reading

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It’s time to Celebrate Pro Bono! #pbweek

For those of us involved in conceptualizing the event, it’s hard to believe that this is the fifth National Celebration of Pro Bono. Although national in breadth, the Celebration was established as an opportunity for law-related groups in communities all … Continue reading

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Celebration of Pro Bono Store is Now Open!

Over the past four years, the ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service has succeeded in creating an annual national spotlight on pro bono. Our collective efforts are helping to increase access to justice for all. This year’s National Celebration … Continue reading

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Are You Up to the Challenge?

The National Pro Bono Celebration has grown each of the past two years, and we expect this year to be even bigger. Last year, 650+ events were held. Bar associations, pro bono programs, legal services organizations and law schools shared … Continue reading

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