Benefits of Membership

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Law firms with 50 or more attorneys are invited to become Members of the Law Firm Pro Bono Project® initiative. By becoming a Law Firm Pro Bono Project Member, your law firm gains access to specialized information and personalized assistance essential in creating and maintaining a first-rate pro bono program.

As many of the world’s most respected law firms are Law Firm Pro Bono Project Members, you become part of a global network of other prestigious law firms that share your commitment to pro bono and your passion for justice.

Member firms support the Project’s work through annual dues and receive a wide range of free and discounted services.

To become a Member, complete the membership enrollment form and submit it, along with your annual membership dues payment, to Pro Bono Institute. Non-member law firms may receive assistance and materials from the Project on a fee-for-service basis.

Questions?  Please contact Law Firm Pro Bono Project staff.


Expert Consultative Services – 15+ hours of confidential consultation annually at no extra cost – a $5,250 value!

  • One-on-One Assistance – PBI experts are available to provide you with advice on your pro bono program.
  • Leadership Guidance – PBI staff can help you make your pro bono program a priority at your next Partner Retreat, Executive Committee Meeting, or Pro Bono Committee Meeting.
  • Audits and Assessment – Address your program’s administrative and substantive challenges with an audit by PBI experts.
  • Mini Regional and City-Wide Programs – PBI staff can be on-site in your area or remotely conducting roundtables and discussions, advising law firms, and connecting you with your colleagues.

Training and Programming

  • Annual Conference – Members receive a significant discount on registration fees for the Conference.
  • Webinars – PBI brings together experts to present regular substantive webinars on current pro bono topics and practical concerns facing your firm that provide you with valuable CLE credit free of charge.

Publications and Resources

  • Resource Clearinghouse and Members-only Section – This updated and improved interactive resource pulls together PBI publications, reports, surveys, and best practices.
  • Reports, Monographs, and Toolkits – Members receive all publications, surveys, reports, and monographs developed by Law Firm Pro Bono Project experts free of charge.

Networking and Partnerships

  • Corporate Partners – Member law firms will receive assistance from the Law Firm Pro Bono Project initiative and from the CPBO project in partnering with corporate legal departments.
  • Corporate Insights – receive advanced access to exclusive surveys and studies on legal departments produced by the CPBO project, such as the CPBO Annual Benchmarking Survey.
  • Clinic in a Box® program – Member law firms are eligible to be invited to participate in these interactive events geared toward corporate legal departments.
  • Introductions to potential pro bono partners from PBI’s network of contacts;
  • Online – Prime placement on the PBI website.
  • Other Venues –Your firm will be acknowledged at PBI events and in publications all year long!
  • Working Groups – Participate in these exclusive Members-only groups that draw together the brightest legal minds around issues facing pro bono. Groups will drive the content and help shape the face of PBI and Law Firm Pro Bono Project programming.