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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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* The committee is monitoring the delivery of legal assistance to victims of Hurricane Michael, and together with The Florida Bar Foundation leadership, legal aid providers, and other stakeholders, is analyzing whether Florida would benefit from changes to its rules to permit out-of-state attorneys to provide pro bono assistance to disaster victims (similar to the changes implemented in Louisiana and Mississippi in the wake of Hurricane Katrina).
"Pro bono service envisions wide range and varied representation of those who may not otherwise be able to afford legal representations or have the ability to navigate through complicated and intimidating legal landscapes.
En Brasil, el trabajo pro bono, como discurso y practicas especializados, ha girado en torno al Instituto Pro Bono y las firmas y abogados independientes que estan afiliados a esta organizacion.
The partner who was managing pro bono activities was not doing it on a full-time basis.
The majority of attorneys who reported doing pro bono work in 2017 dedicated between 10 hours to more than 50 hours of their time.
Moncrief enjoys the flexibility of pro bono work, and the appreciation he gets from clients and organization staff.
Lawyers have been providing pro bono in and around Birmingham for well over 100 years.
His focus on seniors' issues brought an endorsement from Thelma Bland Watson, the executive director of Senior Connections, who estimates the value of Nea's pro bono services at more than $800,000.
The milestone celebration also included the inaugural Lifetime Pro Bono Award, presented to Hon.
Every licensed attorney in the country would have to do 200 hours a year of pro bono in order to meet the unmet legal needs of just the indigent population of this country.
The objective of the Social Justice Pro Bono Committee is to offer pro bono programs to IADC members that allow them to use their skill and initiative to help individuals who would otherwise be unable to afford the skills and talents of an IADC attorney.
The award is in its third year and was established after Kathi Pugh, who retired after over two decades of running the firm's pro bono program.