Pro Bono

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Lagos inaugurates trustees for public interest law

POISED to reinforce its commitment to building strong and dependable institutions managed by people with character, experience and integrity, the Lagos State Government yesterday inaugurated a seven-member Board of Trustees of the Lagos Public Interest ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 39 mins ago]
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

I.V.'s Halloween Horrors

Paul WellmanCOPS COMING: Hundreds of law enforcement officers will descend on Isla Vista on Halloween weekend.With the horrors of Halloween in the raucous streets of Isla Vista just over a week away, UCSBIn the last few years, Halloween has been considered ... [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 48 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Crazy or Genius? Giving Away Half Your Work

Giving away half of your work to nonprofits. Nuts, huh. But it's a trending business idea that reimagines what it means to be engaged in pro bono service. This innovative model was put on the map by Matthew Manos, founder and managing partner of verynice, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Pro Bono, Invention
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Jonathan Silverblatt Wins 2014 Cornerstone Award

Dorsey & Whitney reported that Jonathan Silverblatt, a partner in the Firm's Corporate practice group and Chair of the Private Equity practice in the Firm's New York office, has been chosen to receive the 2014 Cornerstone Award in recognition of his exceptional ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 8 reports

A Pro Bono Week Reaffirmation

A few years ago, I observed my first ScopeAthon event. On a dreary fall day, in a cramped room deep within the headquarters of a Fortune 500 company, I sat down with dozens of overwhelmed nonprofits and eager corporate employees. My first thought was, ... [Published Individual.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 9 reports

NAPABA presents pro bono honors

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 21, 2014) — The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) named Nilay U. Vora as recipient of the inaugural NAPABA Pro Bono Award.This award is given to an attorney or a team of attorneys for outstanding achievements ... [Published Asian American Press - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Pro Bono week in Texas

The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) kicked off Pro Bono Week yesterday with a reception honoring law firms and individual attorneys that support access to justice efforts in Texas.Governor Rick Perry and the Supreme Court of Texas both issued ... [Published Frisco Enterprise - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

69 Nonprofit Organizations In U.S. And Canada Receive Pro Bono Marketing Services During CreateAthon

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine nonprofit organizations across the United States and Canada will receive pro bono marketing services this week through CreateAthon, a 24-hour pro bono marketing marathon to be held in nine cities ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Pro Bono, Marketing, Canada
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Akerman Ranks Among Top Pro Bono Law Firms

October 17, 2014The Orlando Business Journal recognized Akerman among the top pro bono law firms in Florida in its 2014 Pro Bono list. The list, which ranks law firms by the number of pro bono hours performed during the previous year, placed Akerman at ... [Published Akerman - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Pro Bono, Law Firm
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

October 21, 2014: New York State Bar Association Announces National Pro Bono Week Award Recipients

Eight attorneys and a paralegal from Binghamton, Utica and the Capital District were honored at an Albany event by the New York State Bar Association for providing free legal services to low-income and vulnerable individuals.They were recognized for "excellence ... [Published New York State Bar Association - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

We Got the Billion +, Now It’s Time to Count the Change

SOURCE: Taproot Foundation DESCRIPTION: Jenny Lawson, Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Points of Light When Points of Light and its partners in the nonprofit world gathered for the launch of A Billion + Change in 2011, there were inspiring speeches ... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Stepping in – a group of leading firms explain the thinking behind their new pro bono initiative

provides solicitors with an annual reminder of the potential impact of the legal profession outside of normal fee-earning. ... [Published Legal Week - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Pro Bono

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..." The source further enthuses, "She is a star in every way. If you speak with our clients - SolidWorks, Art.com, Catalina Marketing, Zynga, Sony, and many others - they will tell you she is an outstanding advisor, excellent trial lawyer, a shrewd case strategist, and a great case manager. Judges love her - as do our adversaries, which is not an easy skillset. She is the full package!" Pennypacker is regularly involved in cases concerning patent, copyright and trademark infringement, unfair competition, and trade secret misappropri...
...value, and pro bono work is one of the most important ways we give back to the community," said Ken Cutler, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. "Jonathan's long-standing commitment and passion to help nonprofit organizations succeed and enrich our lives and our communities exemplifies that core value. We are extremely proud of his achievements and of this recognition."
"We only bring children in when they can't have the surgery in their home country,” she said. “A lot of them are very primitive countries, often Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Timor Leste, the Solomons, places where hospitalisation is fairly poor, and the surgeon and the hospital is just not able to do this surgery."
A Park Service website described the bus stop and trail to the beach as "intended to enhance transportation services by making it possible for the Muir Woods shuttle or Marin Stagecoach to serve Muir Beach. Connecting these services with Muir Beach will create new opportunities for transit-dependent and disabled visitors, further reduce automobile congestion on Highway 1, serve recreational bicyclists and pedestrians, and contribute to ecological improvements."

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Lagos inaugurates trustees for public interest law [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 39 mins ago]
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I.V.'s Halloween Horrors [Published Santa Barbara Independent - 48 mins ago]
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Crazy or Genius? Giving Away Half Your Work [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 2 hours ago]
Crazy or Genius? Giving Away Half Your Work [Published Forbes.com - 2 hours ago]
Judicial questions will be on November ballot [Published Journal Review - 2 hours ago]
Jonathan Silverblatt Wins 2014 Cornerstone Award [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
NACDL News: Clemency Project 2014 Receives More... [Published Champion Magazine - 4 hours ago]
More NFP Boards Tackle Mergers & Collaborations... [Published Pro Bono Australia - 4 hours ago]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Grameen Foundation, MicroEn... [Published MicroCapital - 6 hours ago]
Patrick Flinn Chosen for 2014 GSU Intellectual ... [Published Alston & Bird - 7 hours ago]
Duane Morris Named Finalist in the Citywealth P... [Published Duane Morris - 7 hours ago]
Moorpark resident to compete in national pageant [Published Ventura County Star - 7 hours ago]
Melbourne doctors to perform life-changing surg... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - 7 hours ago]
Muir Beach group and National Park Service come... [Published Marin Independent Journal - 8 hours ago]
Mayor Feels Confident In HERO Ordinance Fight D... [Published Houston Public Media - 8 hours ago]
NFP Leaders Shine as Women of Influence [Published Pro Bono Australia - 8 hours ago]
Social Connections Key to Future Online Fundrai... [Published Pro Bono Australia - 8 hours ago]
Sunstein Firm Privileged to Support Efforts of ... [Published Citybizlist - 8 hours ago]
Hodge co-authors article on Ebola for JAMA [Published CW 50 Detroit - 9 hours ago]
A Pro Bono Week Reaffirmation [Published Individual.com - 9 hours ago]
What's new on the business scene for Oct. 23 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - 9 hours ago]
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Geldards Assists In Restructuring Of the Welsh ... [Published Geldards - 10 hours ago]
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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Grameen Foundation, MicroEn... [Published MicroCapital - 6 hours ago]
The Grameen Foundation, a US-based nonprofit organization; MicroEnsure, a UK-based, for-profit microinsurance company founded by US-based NGO Opportunity International; Penda Health, a Kenya-based, for-profit chain of medical centers; and Clifford Chance, ...
Tirschwell and Schoeman Named Co-Chairs of Whit... [Published JD Journal.com - 13 hours ago]
Summary:  Kramer Levin has announced via a press release on Wednesday that it has promoted Eric Trischwell and Paul Schoeman to serve as co-chairs of the White Collar Defense and Investigations Group. The law firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel ...
Give Half 2.0 now Available for Digital Download [Published theCSRfeed - 16 hours ago]
SOURCE: Taproot Foundation DESCRIPTION:<p id="yui_3_17_2_1_1413918785193_430" style=""&gt;"At verynice, pro-bono work isn’t something that employees do off the clock, with or without incentives."– Ryan Scott, Forbes Magazine <p style=""&gt;September ...
A Pro Bono Week Reaffirmation [Published theCSRfeed - 16 hours ago]
SOURCE: Taproot Foundation DESCRIPTION:<p style="box-sizing: border-box;direction: ltr;text-rendering: optimizelegibility;">A few years ago, I observed my first ScopeAthon event. On a dreary fall day, in a cramped room deep within the headquarters ...
Ashoka EIR Kicks Off Pro Bono Week 2014 with Ta... [Published theCSRfeed - 17 hours ago]
SOURCE: Taproot Foundation DESCRIPTION: Ashoka's Executive in Residence program, a global leader in matching corporate executives with top social entrepreneurs for impactful pro bono placements, is partnering with  Taproot Foundation  for its second ...
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The American Lawyer Finds "Global 100" Firms' R... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 29 2014]
The American Lawyer's Pro Bono Survey Ranks Fir... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 30 2014]
Pro Bono CPA Services for Growing Companies in ... [Published PR Newswire - Feb 03 2014]
Deputado João Magalhães (PMDB/MG) foi designado... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 07 2014]
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