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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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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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Are You Ready to Celebrate?

The National Celebration of Pro Bono is just around the corner! This year’s events will take place from October 22-28, 2017. Programs across the country are already beginning to Celebrate Pro Bono, so don’t miss out! Check-out the National Celebration … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Opportunities: Plan on Serving in 2017

Check out this great article from the Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, written by Damian Ortiz, Professor and Director of the John Marshall Law School’s Pro Bono Program & Clinic. It’s … 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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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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