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Five Pro Bono Projects You Can Do Without Leaving Your House

“Pro bono work is good for your community and your career, but it can be hard to find time to make a meaningful commitment, especially when you work long hours or have kids at home. Luckily, as improved online access … Continue reading

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OMG, can we please stop saying “there’s only so much funding to go around”?!

OMG, can we please stop saying “there’s only so much funding to go around”?! Source: OMG, can we please stop saying “there’s only so much funding to go around”?!

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Building a Worthy Legacy

via Building a Worthy Legacy Inspiring words from Buck Lewis, the Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Pro bono and Public Service.

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Remembering Steve Xanthopolous

Editor’s note: Steve Xanthopolous, former Executive Director of West Tennessee Legal Services, passed away on June 25, 2018. We asked Steve’s former and our current colleague, Linda Seely, to share her thoughts about Steve for our blog.  By: Linda Seely, Director, ABA … Continue reading

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Crisis in Kentucky, Part 2

It has been almost two years since our post Crisis in Kentucky: A Call for Help about 1500 recipients of Social Security Disability benefits – 900 in the SSD program (based on work quarters) and 600 who receive SSI  – who … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Have Time For Pro Bono!”

“[p]roviding pro bono services is like the sauce on a hot wing. You can enjoy the wings, but it’s the sauce that completes it.” Read more about one attorney who discovered that providing pro bono legal services enriches one’s practice … Continue reading

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Start Your National Celebration of Pro Bono Planning Now!

  Over the past eight 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. Visit the Celebration Website for great organizing ideas and tools. … Continue reading

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Students Provide Low Income Residents Digital Pro Bono

Students provide pro bono assistance through ABA Free Legal Answers – read more at https://sites.suffolk.edu/legaltech/2017/05/24/students-provide-low-income-residents-digital-pro-bono/.

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6 Marathons in 6 Days for Pro Bono!

Check out this article from Lee Rawles at the ABA Journal about a Florida attorney who is running 6 marathons in 6 days to bring awareness to the need for legal aid and pro bono! What an accomplishment! Read the … Continue reading

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One Month Left to Plan Your Memorial Day Events!

The countdown is on! Memorial Day is only one month away! As part of the ABA Veterans Legal Services Initiative, we encourage you to honor the nation’s fallen and build on the success of the National Celebration of Pro Bono … Continue reading

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