Category Archives: Pro Bono Story
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
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
The National Association of Pro Bono Professionals (NAPBPro) is an independent organization of pro bono professionals. NAPBPro, which was created in 1987, “is the only national organization devoted to promoting pro bono services to the poor and the professional development … Continue reading
Welcome back to Part 2 of our Pro bono Spotlight with Vince Levy and Blair Kaminsky of Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP.
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
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
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
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.
By: Christine Flynn An estimated one-third of all Philadelphians have been arrested at one time or another. Only a VERY small percentage of charges actually end up in convictions, but EVERY charge remains part of a criminal record, available on … Continue reading
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