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Pro Bono As We See It.

  • 2015 Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge Report®

    PBI Law Firm Pro Bono Project LogoThe 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 Eva Richardson for information on becoming a Challenge Signatory.
  • Eve Runyon Named President and CEO of Pro Bono Institute

    Eve Runyon HeadshotThe 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.

    Click here to read the full press release.
  • Law Firm Pro Bono Project Membership

    Law Firm Pro Bono Project LogoIt’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 Eva Richardson, if you have any questions.
  • Upcoming Webinar

    Human Trafficking Best of the 2016 PBI Annual Conference:
    Pro Bono in Practice: Representing Children and Adolescents

    This webinar will explore pro bono opportunities and developments related to representing children and adolescents. The discussion will include the status of available pro bono opportunities, emerging issues, how to get started, and opportunities for collaboration.

    Click here for more information.

  • PBI Mourns the Passing of Founder Esther F. Lardent

    It is with profound sorrow that the Board of Directors of the Pro Bono Institute marks the passing of our beloved friend and founder Esther F. Lardent. Under Esther’s inspired leadership since its founding 20 years ago, PBI has been a leading voice in the cause of equal access to justice and an important agent in the transformation of pro bono legal services. Board Statement - PBI Statement

    Esther requested that donations be made to PBI in lieu of flowers. Please contact Kelly Simon, Director of Development, at 202.729.6691 or send an e-mail if you wish to make a donation in memory of Esther.
  • New Resources for Global Pro Bono

    Global MapGetting 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.