Category Archives: Pro Bono Story
By: Michael G. Bergmann, Executive Director, Public Interest Law Initiative *Originally posted on the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) website, http://pili.org/pro-bono/diy-divorce-response A contributing writer for The Atlantic recently wrote an article about how she represented herself in her divorce. PILI’s … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
By: Buck Lewis, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service It’s Thanksgiving in America. In Tallahassee, a pro bono hero, we’ll call him Frank, watches the Macy’s parade with his fiancée and reflects upon the devastation of … Continue reading
Check out the August 2018 President’s Message from Kimberly Hays of the Oklahoma Bar Association. https://www.okbar.org/governance/president-messages/2018aug/
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.
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.
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: