Category Archives: Pro bono news

From the Chair: Imagine

By: George T. (Buck) Lewis, Chair, Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service   Imagine being a teacher in a small town in Appalachia and receiving a call from a young student who said that she was left at … 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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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Approves Pilot Program Allowing CLE Credit for Pro Bono

Exciting news from Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved a pilot program that will allow attorneys to earn CLE credit for pro bono service. “Developed in conjunction with the Continuing Legal Education Board, the three-year pilot program will allow registered … Continue reading

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Get the Most Out of the Equal Justice Conference 2018!

The countdown is on! It’s just one week until the Equal Justice Conference (EJC) in San Diego. As the conference approaches, we offer some advice for those who may be attending for the first time: Build your community We’ve all … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP, Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of our Pro bono Spotlight with Vince Levy and Blair Kaminsky of Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP.

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP, Part 1

Today, we are highlighting the pro bono work by the attorneys of Holwell Shuster & Goldberg (HSG). HSG was founded in 2012 as a boutique commercial litigation firm with a strong commitment to pro bono. The founding partners envisioned a … Continue reading

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Alternative Spring Break

One of our favorite topics during the year is learning about the pro bono efforts of law students during spring break. Check out this article to learn more about Georgia State University’s Alternative Spring Break projects from 2018. https://news.gsu.edu/2018/04/04/alternative-spring-break-students-choose-service-learning-over-downtime/ What … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the 2018 Equal Justice Conference!

The countdown is on! Just a little over 4 weeks until the 2018 Equal Justice Conference in sunny San Diego, California! For those of you who are unfamiliar with EJC, it is co-sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro … 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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Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network Launches

By: Catherine Sanders Reach A new hotline and network of legal support services will provide critical help to nearly one million Illinois veterans and service members.

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