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