465 ABA Journal articles on Pro Bono.
As founder and president of the Free to Thrive legal clinic in San Diego, Jamie Quient uses her networking skills to get her clients access to safe housing, drug treatment programs and job training.
May 1, 2018 12:55 AM CDT
Eighty-one percent of lawyers surveyed said they provided pro bono services at some point in their careers, while just over half said they provided such services in 2016, according to a survey by the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service.
Apr 26, 2018 3:59 PM CDT
Attorneys are on the front lines of hotlines and assistance programs that connect alleged sex assault and harassment victims with lawyers willing to take their cases.
Mar 1, 2018 2:40 AM CST
In meetings with lawyers around the country, a question I often hear is: “What does the ABA do for me?” My answer every time: More than you realize.
Mar 1, 2018 12:35 AM CST
Attorneys affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma have risen to the occasion in ways personal, professional and altruistic, even when dealing with storm damage of their own. And four months after two hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, the situation for lawyers there
is still hard to assess.
Feb 1, 2018 12:00 AM CST
Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office is now home to a rainbow crew of LGBTQ startups, with seven already part of the new StartOut Growth Lab and about a dozen in the pipeline.
Dec 1, 2017 1:50 AM CST
This week is the ABA’s National Pro Bono Celebration, and lawyers and law firms across the nation are participating in volunteer events. Many efforts this year are in response…
Oct 25, 2017 12:53 PM CDT
Former Judge Richard Posner is continuing his quest to help pro se litigants by forming a nationwide pro bono law group made up of lawyers and consultants.
Oct 24, 2017 9:33 AM CDT
Victims of Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas and their family members are being offered free civil legal help by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
Oct 6, 2017 10:22 AM CDT
The American Bar Association believes this is a global civil rights issue, and we urgently need the help of lawyers and legal leaders across the country.
Oct 1, 2017 4:15 AM CDT
With the infrastructure of the U.S. Virgin Islands heavily damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the ABA has helped launch a mainland hotline for those needing legal assistance.
Sep 21, 2017 7:30 AM CDT
The Florida Bar has raised the income cap for users of the Florida Free Legal Answers online legal clinic to help more victims of Hurricane Irma get answers to their legal questions.
Sep 11, 2017 8:31 AM CDT
The Florida Bar Foundation’s board of directors has approved allocating up to $500,000 to support legal organizations after Hurricane Irma.
The money can be spent to repair building damage, cover…
Sep 8, 2017 10:55 AM CDT
ABA President Hilarie Bass has chosen homeless youth as the pro bono project for her presidency. She says resolving their common legal needs makes a real difference in their lives.
Sep 1, 2017 1:15 AM CDT
The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an emergency order allowing out-of-state lawyers to practice in the state temporarily to provide pro bono assistance to Hurricane Harvey victims.
Aug 30, 2017 9:07 AM CDT
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