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NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PARALEGAL ASSOCIATIONS (NFPA) CELEBRATES PRO BONO AT 2018 ANNUAL CONVENTION

By: Christine Flynn The National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) Annual Convention & Policy Meeting was hosted by the Washington State Paralegal Association (WSPA) from October 25-28, 2018 at the Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel & Conference Center.  The annual convention … Continue reading

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From the Chair: The 10th Anniversary of the National Celebration of Pro Bono

By: Buck Lewis, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and Marissa LaVette, Assistant Staff Counsel, ABA Center for Pro Bono The 2018 National Celebration of Pro Bono is quickly approaching. October 21-27, 2018 marks the 10th … Continue reading

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Start Planning to Celebrate Pro Bono in October!

Save the Date for the 10th Annual National Celebration of Pro Bono October 21-27, 2018 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 … 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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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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