2015 Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge Report®The Law Firm Pro Bono Project is excited to release its annual Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® Report on the state of law firm pro bono. Challenge Signatories are continuing their commitment to access to justice, performing more than 4.2 million hours of pro bono service in 2015. How does your firm compare? Click here to access the Report.
Firms with 50 or more lawyers are welcome to join the Challenge at any point in the year. Please contact Law Firm Project Assistant Elysse DeRita for information on becoming a Challenge Signatory.
Eve Runyon Named President and CEO of Pro Bono InstituteThe Board of Directors of Pro Bono Institute is pleased to announce that Eve Runyon, Director of Corporate Pro Bono, has been named the organization’s new President and CEO. Runyon succeeds Esther Lardent, who founded PBI and held the roles of President and CEO for 19 years before stepping down for health reasons in 2015.
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Law Firm Pro Bono Project MembershipIt’s Law Firm Pro Bono Project Membership time. Join or renew today to take advantage of a host of valuable benefits, including discounted Annual Conference registration and FREE publications in our Resource Clearinghouse.
Click here for easy access to the 2016-17 Membership enrollment form. Please contact Law Firm Project Assistant Elysse DeRita if you have any questions.
Best of the 2016 PBI Annual Conference:
The Challenges of Citizenship: Election-Related Pro Bono Opportunities
(Pro Bono in Practice)
This webinar will explore how pro bono efforts play an important role at all levels of the election protection, voting rights, and reform processes on Election Day and all year round. The discussion will include emerging issues, how to get started, opportunities for collaboration, and a range of pro bono delivery systems, ranging from research projects to impact litigation to policy advocacy work. Click here for more information.
New Resources for Global Pro BonoGetting started or looking to improve your global pro bono program? PBI has two new publications to help you.
- Global Due Diligence Manual (Webinar - On Demand)
- A Survey of Pro Bono Practices and Opportunities in 84 Jurisdictions (2016)
Click here for more information.