Category Archives: Pro Bono Story
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
By: Christine Flynn, NFPA Pro Bono Committee (Chair) The NFPA Pro Bono Committee would like to extend its warm congratulations to Kathi P. Ingram, RP®, Paralegal Association of Northern Virginia, and as well as Teresa Scharf, RP®, Paralegal Association of … Continue reading
The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service will hold the 2017 Pro Bono Publico Awards Luncheon on August 12, 2017 during the ABA Annual Meeting in New York City.
By: Laurie I. Mikva In January, PILI hired its first staff member housed outside of Chicago. Elizabeth (“Beth”) Jensen, who has a long history in legal aid and public service, is PILI’s Program Director with an office in Peoria from … Continue reading
By: Laurie I. Mikva The Public Interest Law Initiative, or PILI, may be best known as an internship program that places law students at Chicago area public interest organizations for the summer. Indeed, that was the humble origins of the … Continue reading
Welcome back for Part 2 of our Pro Bono Spotlight interview with attorneys Tim Purdon and Brendan Johnson of Robins Kaplan LLP, where they discuss some of their recent pro bono victories. We will also hear from Chandra Kilgriff, of … Continue reading
This week we are featuring pro bono work done by Tim Purdon and Brendan Johnson of Robins Kaplan LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Tim Purdon served as the U.S. Attorney in North Dakota and Brendan Johnson served as the … Continue reading
By: Amelia Martin Adams “I believe in justice, equality, and basic human dignity. I believe that every person is more than the worst decision that they ever made. I believe that through compassion, empathy, and real, emotional connection that I … Continue reading
Welcome back to our Spring Break Pro Bono Highlights series. Today, we are featuring Florida Coastal School of Law, which sent students to volunteer with two legal aid organizations during spring break 2017.
Today, we are featuring a guest post in our Spring Break Pro Bono Highlights series from Shawn T. Ross, Access to Justice Coordinator at the University of Tennessee College of Law Institute for Professional Leadership Development. Thanks Shawn for providing … Continue reading