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TRI-STATE Patent Pro Bono Program to Launch in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

The Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York is launching the expansion of its Patent Pro Bono Program to include New Jersey and Connecticut with a kick-off event on February 10th, 2015, at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in … Continue reading

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Advocacy Worthy of a KING

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. What affects one directly affects another indirectly.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1963, Letter from the … Continue reading

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Make Access to Justice for All a New Year’s Resolution

If you are like many of us, you may have made a resolution or two for the new year – maybe to work out more, or eat better, or to kick a bad habit. Maybe, as an attorney, you resolved … Continue reading

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An International Perspective on the Role of Pro Bono

In the U.S., we are very used to a culture of pro bono participation and encouragement of that culture in the legal community. It is not news to note that other countries may have a different perspective, but this piece … Continue reading

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Try it, you’ll like it:  taking pro bono outside of your comfort zone

  It is easy to forget the obvious:  when we all first started our practicing, we didn’t have any experience.  The first case we litigated or the first deal we closed was . . . well, the first one.  Over … Continue reading

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The Scoop on New York’s “Pro Bono Scholar Program” Our colleague, Steve Grumm, posts a thoughtful analysis of New York Chief Judge Lippman’s recent announcement creating the “Pro Bono Scholars Program.”  

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United Airline’s Legal Department Pro Bono

Check out this great description of United Airlines’ pro bono involvement from our friends at PILI: http://pili.org/pro-bono/united-airlines

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What goes around comes around

Originally posted on JustAdventures:
I just came from my current boss’s office, where I spied on her desk an updated version of a book that I’d given to my former boss w-a-y back in 2006. In fact, he and I…

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Equal Justice Conference 2014 – Law School Pre-conference Request for Proposals

UPDATE (1/14/14): Registration for the Equal Justice Conference is now open! equaljusticeconference.org On behalf of the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and The National Legal Aid & Defender Association, the 2014 EJC Law School Pre-conference planning team … Continue reading

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2013 ABA Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership Pro Bono Advocacy Award

2013 American Bar Association Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership Pro Bono Advocacy Award _____________________________________________ Volunteer attorneys, law firms and corporate law departments have enhanced the lives of individuals and families by developing, supporting and participating in medical-legal partnerships (MLP), an innovative legal … Continue reading

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