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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
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
“[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
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
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/.
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
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
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.
The countdown is on! Less than 4 weeks until the 2017 Equal Justice Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! For those of you who are unfamiliar with EJC, it is co-sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service … Continue reading
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