Day: July 2, 2015

2014 Challenge Report Now Available

PBI’s Law Firm Pro Bono Project recently released its annual Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® Report. One hundred thirty-three Challenge Signatories reported performing more than 4.2 million hours of pro bono service in 2014. A few additional highlights include: Participation The percentage of partners participating in pro bono increased to 65 percent from 63 percent in 2013, while the percentage of associates participating in pro bono essentially held steady at 81 percent. The cumulative participation rate increased slightly, with 73 percent of attorneys participating in pro bono in 2014. Pro Bono for Those of Limited Means After making a concerted effort over the past year

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Video: Why Do Pro Bono? Michael Howson, AOL Inc.

Michael Howson, assistant general counsel, AOL Inc.**, explains how pro bono work creates a sense of  balance between his day-to-day corporate responsibilities and his desire to make an immediate impact in his community. YouTube Link ** denotes a Corporate Pro Bono Challenge® signatory

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