Category Archives: Pro bono news

Community Profile: Jack Fan, Texas Free Legal Answers Volunteer Attorney

In this latest Community Profile, we are highlighting the amazing volunteer work of Jack Fan, a volunteer with Texas Free Legal Answers. Jack is a solo practitioner in Plano, Texas, where he practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, … Continue reading

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AALS Releases Law Student Pro Bono Hours Survey

The American Association of Law Schools (AALS) recently released their report on the number of hours law schools contribute to pro bono and legal services. Read their exciting report on the great work being done by America’s law students to … Continue reading

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“A Greater Fool” Pro Bono Experiences, Opportunities, Vision

By: George “Buck” Lewis, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Published in the Tennessee Bar Association Journal, Vol 55, No. 1, 12/30/18. View at https://www.tba.org/journal/a-greater-fool In the 2012 HBO series The Newsroom, we begin to get … Continue reading

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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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You Can Be a Superhero

Check out the August 2018 President’s Message from Kimberly Hays of the Oklahoma Bar Association. https://www.okbar.org/governance/president-messages/2018aug/  

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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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Pro Bono Publico Awards Winners: Ballard Spahr LLP

Congratulations to Ballard Spahr LLP on being a recipient of the 2018 ABA Pro Bono Publico Awards! Here is Ballard Spahr’s response to winning this award.

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Pro Bono Publico Awards Winners: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Congratulations to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP on being a recipient of the 2018 ABA Pro Bono Publico Awards! Here is Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s response to receiving this award.

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Pro Bono Publico Awards Winners: Cooley LLP

Congratulations to Cooley LLP on being  a recipient of the 2018 ABA Pro Bono Publico Awards. Here is Cooley’s response to receiving this award:

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Pro Bono Publico Awards Winners: Deborah Coleman, Coleman Law LLC

Congratulations to Deborah Coleman on being a recipient of the 2018 ABA Pro Bono Publico Awards! Here is Deborah’s response to receiving this award.

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