520 ABA Journal Pro Bono articles.ABA Free Legal Answers offers one way to do pro bono and avoid cabin fever at the same time.
Mar 17, 2020 10:07 AM CDT
Mar 5, 2020 9:41 AM CST
There are two paths lawyers can take in response to the crisis. We can mutter, “We’re screwed,” and go back to practicing law and living high-carbon lifestyles. Or we can devote time and resources to help ensure a livable future, says lawyer Matthew Metz.
Feb 27, 2020 10:50 AM CST
Feb 17, 2020 1:28 PM CST
The Technology Initiative Grant Program awards regional LSC offices money for creating technology plans that help low-income people with their legal needs.
Feb 1, 2020 2:40 AM CST
Feb 1, 2020 12:30 AM CST
LaToya Bell, an assistant public defender in Houston County in Georgia, a member of the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division and Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division, and a member of the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division, handles as many as 200 to 250 cases at any time involving misdemeanors and traffic offenses in state court. She has earned her own reputation for being hopeful for her clients—hopeful not only that justice is served, but that she can in some way improve their lives.
Jan 22, 2020 1:27 PM CST
Lawyer appointed to pro bono case can’t avoid representation, federal judge rules
A Connecticut lawyer appointed as pro bono counsel in a prisoner’s civil rights case doesn’t qualify for an…
Jan 14, 2020 4:37 PM CST
Dec 26, 2019 8:55 AM CST
The Your Voice columns of 2019 that we found most impactful were the ones that dug deeper, got personal and exposed the human side of the profession, and justice, itself—and sometimes they included a little humor, too.
Dec 23, 2019 9:44 AM CST
Missing ex-Littler associate died in a car crash
A former Littler Mendelson associate who was reported missing had died in a car crash, police in Georgia announced Friday. Demetrice Allen’s…
Dec 17, 2019 3:43 PM CST
In this new episode of the Legal Rebels Podcast, the ABA Journal’s Jason Tashea talks to Kristen Sonday of Paladin, a platform that helps organizations manage, staff and track pro bono efforts, about the slowly growing diversity in legal tech.
Nov 13, 2019 6:00 AM CST
As a 3L, Alyssa Leader says she runs a constant mental countdown of weeks to finals, weeks to graduation, weeks to the bar exam, weeks to test results, weeks until she can say she is someone she never would have been if not for David, a lawyer.
Oct 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
DC Pro Bono Week coincides with the National Celebration of Pro Bono, held Oct. 20-26 this year. The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service created the annual celebration in 2009 to draw attention to the need for pro bono and to show appreciation for the attorneys who volunteer their time throughout the year.
Oct 17, 2019 2:24 PM CDT
Pro bono work can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life for a lawyer.
ABA Model Rule 6.1 says: “Every lawyer, regardless of professional prominence or professional…
Oct 9, 2019 12:52 PM CDT