Day: July 17, 2015

Chief Legal Officers Speak Out on Pro Bono

Chief legal officers have been at the forefront of the incredible growth of in-house pro bono.  Many have publicly emphasized the importance of engaging in pro bono not just for their own legal departments but for every lawyer. At the 2014 PBI Annual Dinner, Randy Milch, former general counsel and current executive vice president and strategic policy advisor, Verizon Communications Inc.**, shared why pro bono service is important and spoke about the tremendous need for attorneys to volunteer and become evangelists for pro legal services. In his remarks, Milch, acknowledging that more than 80 percent of the legal needs of

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