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pro bono

Pro bono publico, Latin, for the good of the public adjective Referring to a non-reimbursed service–health care, legal advice by an attorney to those who cannot afford to pay professional fees. See Learned profession, Profession.
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Sutherland was nominated for the award by Rachel Spears, executive director of the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta (PBPA), who also presented the award.
Efforts like the above haven't gone unnoticed; BNY Mellon has racked up awards from the Pro Bono Institute, the Legal Aid Society and the New York City Bar's Justice Center.
Law Society research found that in 2011 pro bono contributions worked out at an average of 55 hours per solicitor.
PBLA also facilitates the creation of relationships between law firms and existing clinics and community groups to provide the delivery of pro bono legal services.
Granfield and Mather agree more pro bono work is needed, but that its expansion raises some serious questions--notably, what does pro bono accomplish and for whose benefit is it being done?
Between them, the 50 or so heroes invited to attend the reception have, during the past year, contributed thousands of hours of pro bono assistance.
Supreme court rule 756(f) states, in part, that an attorney "shall report the approximate amount of his or her pro bono legal service and the amount of qualified monetary contributions made during the preceding 12 months.
This year the focus is on international pro bono and law students' involvement in pro bono projects.
Porter is the Chair of the AICPA Tax Division's Tax Practice Improvement Committee and Chair of that Committee's Pro Bono Issues Task Force.
You would think with such bounty, with such munificent wealth, with such financial achievement, the contribution of the lawyers at these firms--above all other lawyers in America--to pro bono services would also be measured by stratospheric statistics.
TitleVest, a leading provider of title insurance and related services, and Lawyers Alliance for New York, a leading provider of business legal services for nonprofit organizations, have formed a strategic relationship in which TitleVest will offer its services on a pro bono basis to the nonprofit organizations served by Lawyers Alliance.
Pro bono in principle and in practice; public service and the professions.