- PBI has announced that it will present Sidley Austin with its 2015 John H. Pickering Award at its Annual Dinner on November 5 in New York. The Pickering Award is presented annually to a law firm that has demonstrated outstanding commitment to pro bono service.
Sidley's longstanding commitment to pro bono and public service is underscored by its robust and innovative pro bono program, and the firm continually demonstrates its core values by working on behalf of pro bono clients around the world to enhance their clients' quality of life and improve their communities.
A Message from PBI's Board ChairAs Pro Bono Institute (PBI) approaches its 20th Anniversary in 2016, the Board of Directors wants to inform you of a significant change in PBI’s future leadership structure. Esther Lardent, PBI’s founder, President, and CEO, is stepping down from her current position and will be transitioning into a strategic advisory role in the organization.
Click here to read the full message from PBI Board of Directors Chair James W. Jones and a personal message from Esther Lardent.
- "Celebrate the Future of Pro Bono," acknowledges all we have accomplished in the 20 years since launching the Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® while we prepare for the challenges ahead.
To support the Annual Dinner, please download the Sponsorship Packet, or contact Kelly Simon (202.729.6691) for more information.
- valuable benefits, including discounted Annual Conference registration and FREE publications in our Resource Clearinghouse. Click here for easy-access to the 2015-16 Membership enrollment form. Please contact Law Firm Project Assistant Eva Richardson if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming new and returning Member Firms soon!
Save the Date: 2016 PBI Annual ConferenceMark your calendar for the 2016 PBI Annual Conference!
When: March 23-25
Where: Capital Hilton, Washington, D.C.
Learn more about PBI's Annual Conference.