Day: August 28, 2012

Bay Area Co-op: A Cutting-Edge Collaboration

Innovation in the San Francisco Bay Area extends well beyond developing the latest technology, as evidenced by the Bay Area Corporate Pro Bono Co-op (Co-op).  Comprised of in-house legal departments, with support from DLA Piper LLP (US)*†, the Co-op is dedicated to enabling and supporting in-house pro bono and its member companies.  Since August 2009, the Co-op has provided volunteer opportunities for its members at more than 380 clinic events dedicated to preventing homelessness. Additionally, the Co-op has recently expanded its breadth to include providing legal assistance to Bay Area domestic violence victims. Conceived by Jeff Hyman of Apple Inc.,

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