Pro Bono Institute

Founded in 1996. Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that works to scale new approaches to and resources for the provision of legal services to the poor and disadvantaged.

Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Research/Policy/Organizing
Tags: Pro Bono



Legal Service Corp. Funding is Critical to Justice for All

Eve Runyon
March 31, 2017
This proposal is in stark contrast to the bi-partisan support LSC has received throughout its 42-year history.

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Calif. May Propel In-House Pro Bono Changes In Other States

Andrew Strickler
November 25, 2018
The California State Bar Board of Trustees is now considering a new allowance for registered in-house counsel to do pro bono work under the supervision of that entity or an eligible legal aid organization.

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Top Judge Makes Free Legal Work Mandatory for Joining State Bar

Anne Barnard
New York Times (NYT)
May 1, 2012
To help the many who cannot afford legal services, New York will become the first state to require lawyers to perform unpaid work before being licensed to practice.

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