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Association of Pro Bono Counsel Statement on a Coordinated Law Firm Pro Bono Response to COVID-19

April 10th, 2020|

The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) today released the following statement on its members' plans for a coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic: We have repeatedly witnessed our members and their firms come together to coordinate and respond to legal needs generated in times of crisis. APBCo members [...]

Association of Pro Bono Counsel Launches New Collaborative Site to Coordinate Law Firm Covid-19 Pro Bono Response

April 9th, 2020|

March 30, 2020 The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) has launched a new collaborative platform to co-ordinate the global private law firm pro bono response to legal needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Hosted through a law firm's High Q Collaborate account, the 'APBCoCovid-19 response' platform provides a place [...]

APBCo issues RFP for Member Salary Survey; deadline to respond is October 4, 2019

September 5th, 2019|

APBCo seeks to engage a professional or appropriately qualified and credentialed academic to conduct a confidential salary survey of our members, prepare a report, and present the findings of the data to the APBCo membership. Responses are due by October 4, 2019, and should be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] Click [...]

APBCo Joins with Emergency Legal Task Force on Disaster Relief Video

August 22nd, 2018|

(New York) ‒ Wednesday, August 22, 2018 ‒ Today, the legal education platform TalksOnLaw announced the release of “Disaster Relief ‒ Top 5 FEMA Mistakes to Avoid,” its latest legal explainer focused on helping victims of natural disasters. After a natural disaster, the process for obtaining FEMA disaster assistance is not automatic [...]

LAW360: Roman J. Israel, Esquire, Meet Donald J. Trump, POTUS

April 6th, 2018|

APBCo Immediate Past President Kevin Curnin's article, "Roman J. Israel, Esquire, Meet Donald J. Trump, POTUS," published on March 29, 2018.

APBCo addresses DOJ Proposal on Immigration Judge Quotas

October 27th, 2017|

On July 26, 2017, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel expressed its deep concern over the Department of Justice's proposal to impose performance quotas on immigration judges in a letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of several Congress Committees and Subcommittees. Letter to Congress re Immigration Court Quotas

APBCo and Various Legal Aid Organizations File Amicus Briefs re Cy Pres Awards

July 11th, 2017|

The Association of Pro Bono Counsel, in collaboration with various national legal services organizations, filed two Amicus Briefs recently regarding Cy Pres awards. In Berentson et.al. v. Provide Commerce et. al., on appeal to the 9th Circuit from the U.S.D.C. - S.D.C.A., No. 3:09-cv-2094, McDermott Will & Emery LLP submitted the brief on [...]

APBCo Expresses Concern Over Incursions of ICE into NY State Courthouses in Letter to Chief Judge DiFiore

July 11th, 2017|

On July 6, 2017, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel expressed its deep concern over increasing incursions of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") into the courthouses of New York State, in a letter to Chief Judge Janet DiFiore of the New York State Court of Appeals. In the letter, [...]