Day: May 2, 2011

VIDEO: Pro Bono Potential in Virginia

In the most recent edition of The National Law Journal, PBI President and CEO Esther F. Lardent writes about multijurisdictional practice issues through the lens of two states that have made progressive decisions that impact in-house pro bono.  Lardent’s column examines the rules in many states that “handcuff [attorneys] with restrictions that are unnecessary, insulting and unjustifiable in the face of the crisis in access to justice,” while making the case for more freedom for in-house attorneys to do pro bono work. As you may have read here on The PBEye, last month the Virginia Supreme Court removed restrictions on pro bono practice

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