Pro Bono

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In pro bono, size should not matter

DLA Piper’s Nicolas Patrick told guests at the Lawyers Weekly Law Awards that Aboriginal people still face discriminatory laws and mid-tier firms need to be more involved in pro bonoI was described by one of the trainees in the London office this week ... [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - 6 hours ago]
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Everything’s coming up Roses

Norton Rose Fulbright’s versatile partner, Jackie O’Brien, has won The Partner of the Year Award, proudly sponsored by Dolman.Jackie told Lawyers Weekly she was delighted and surprised to hear that she had won the Award, and was sorry she could not attend ... [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Nominations open for Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards

The Victorian Bar is calling on the profession and organisationswho have worked with barristers who have offered their services for free for agood cause to nominate them for the 2014 Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards.“Hundreds of barristers provide thousands ... [Published Medianet - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Davis LLP will Provide Free Legal Advice at Pro Bono Going Public 2014

Davis LLP is proud to be a sponsor once again of Pro Bono Going Public 2014, an annual legal advice-a-thon run by Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia, that will take place over five days in September in five different cities across BC. Over 100 ... [Published Davis & Company LLP - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

3 Ways to Get Practice Experience Straight Out of School

Practice-ready, for the most part, is a myth. Yeah, you may do some clinical work, but it's a whole different game when you don't have a professor double-checking all of your work, and when you have to handle everything, from intake to trial to appeal, ... [Published Findlaw Corporate Counsel - 13 hours ago]
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The American Lawyer Feature: Baker Botts Represents 98 Year Old Trying to Clear Name

NEW YORK, August 19, 2014 -- In an article posted on the The American Lawyer yesterday, Baker Botts lawyers Robert Maier , Guy Eddon and Joseph Perry were recognized for their pro bono efforts in trying to help Miriam Moskowitz -- who was found guilty ... [Published Baker Botts - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Pro Bono Program Receives Sixth 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

August 19, 2014The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program has received its sixth consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the country’s leading evaluator of charitable organizations, for its sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and ... [Published District of Columbia Bar - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

NetSuite.org Garners Recognition from A Billion + Change with an All-Star of Service Award

NetSuite said that NetSuite.org was honored with an All-Star of Service Award at the Points of Light and A Billion + Change 2014 Conference on Volunteering and Service for the pro bono initiative it has developed for NetSuite employees. According to a ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Passion for human rights pays off

A passion for pro bono work and human rights bore fruit for King & Wood Mallesons’ Liam Burgess , who walked away with this year’s Pro Bono Award, proudly sponsored by Negocio Resolutions.Burgess (pictured left with Steve Lancken, founder of Negocio Resolutions) ... [Published Lawyers Weekly Australia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Emily Schirmer is Newest Attorney at Belin McCormick

Emily Schirmer joins as an associate in  Belin McCormick's (Iowa, USA) litigation and labor and employment groups. Her practice emphasizes business counseling and representing employers in labor and employment matters, as well as immigration.Emily earned ... [Published Tag Law - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pro bono spotlight: Project R to help felons get civil rights returned

:46 AM EDTBy Chardea Murray, Three Rivers Legal Services Pro Bono CoordinatorThe right to vote, the right to bear arms and the right to serve on a jury are precious civil liberties that the average person fails to appreciate.While a number of citizens ... [Published Jacksonville Daily Record - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Concept of ‘Free Legal Help’ Gains Ground in US

Elizabeth LeePublished August 18, 2014Lawyers who offer free legal help for their clients are commonly called "pro bono" lawyers. In recent years, there has been a growing number of law firms that do pro bono work. Elizabeth Lee explains this growing ... [Published VOA News - Aug 18 2014]

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Kaiser Health News staff writer Jenny Gold reports: "Evans is the director of the Center for Health Care Services, the community mental health system in San Antonio and Bexar County. Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But under Evans' leadership, Bexar County has built a mental health system considered a model for other cities across the country -- one that has saved $50 million over the past five years" (Gold, 8/20). Read the story, which also ran on NPR
"We have also done the fit-out for the interior of oncology. It's about giving something back to the community."
...but those who have some uncertainty about providing their immigration information to the (federal marketplace) for a variety of reasons," he said. "That's a population that the ACA largely leaves out and will continue to face a lot of issues with the ability to pay for coverage and care."
...often students are just thrown to the cops and put in handcuffs without getting to the root of their problems," said Michael, a 17-year-old senior. "This new policy is such an accomplishment and will definitely make a difference."

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Soundview to Publish Summary of "The Purpose Ec... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 5 hours ago]
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Rand Paul Heads To Guatemala To Conduct Charity... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 17 2014]
ANTIGUA, Guatemala — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is visiting Guatemala to perform pro bono eye surgeries, a trip his political advisers are saying is strictly charity work but offers an important platform for the Kentucky Republican at the epicenter of ...
Law school clinics versus patent trolls is a gr... [Published ProfessorBainbridge.com - Aug 15 2014]
A handful of Brooklyn Law students working out of a tech-oriented legal clinic forced a patent troll to drop a meritless lawsuit. If more law schools set up pro bono patent litigation clinics, they...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ...
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Source: Government of CroatiaCountry: Croatia Today the commencement of the demining works was marked and with it the entire MSA in Gunja Municipality in size 162.017m2 Numerous humanitarian actions in coordination with the members of the Croatian Mine ...
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