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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, [...]

LAW360: Untold Stories: Trump’s Budget Would Silence Legal Services

April 24th, 2017|

APBCo President Kevin Curnin’s article, “Untold Stories: Trump's Budget Would Silence Legal Serivces,” was published on April 3, 2017.

APBCo Elects 2017 Officers and Board

February 2nd, 2017|

The Association of Pro Bono Counsel Elects 2017 Officers and Board of Directors February 1 2017 - The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) announced that it has elected its 2017 officers and board members. APBCo elected Kevin Curnin, Partner and Director of the Public Service Project at Stroock & [...]

Law360: Love and Law in the Age of Trump

January 31st, 2017|

APBCo President Kevin Curnin's article, "Love and Law in the Age of Trump," was published on January 30, 2017.  

Law360 Op-Ed: Law Student Pro Bono Shines a Light On Civil Justice

January 23rd, 2017|

APBCo president Kevin J. Curnin's Op-Ed piece was recently featured in Law360's In-Depth section. Law Student Pro Bono Shines A Light On Civil Justice

APBCo Expresses support for California SB6 in letter to Senator Hueso

January 5th, 2017|

On January 3, 2017, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel expressed its support for California Senate Bill 6, which provides funding for universal legal representation for every immigrant detained in California. Attached is the letter of support that APBCo sent to The Honorable Ben Hueso. The-Honorable-Ben-Hueso-ltr

Pro Bono Legal Services under the Trump Administration

January 4th, 2017|

Looking ahead to pro bono legal services during the early days of the Trump Administration, this American Lawyer article draws on the expertise of seven APBCo members, with a focus in immigration issues. The article gives evidence to APBCo’s growing role as the voice of law firm pro bono, and [...]

APBCo Joins in Petitioning N.D. Supreme Court regarding Pro Hac Vice Admission Procedures

January 4th, 2017|

Several hundred Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protestors are facing criminal prosecution in North Dakota, but there are not enough attorneys in North Dakota to represent them. A consortium of nonprofits (which includes among others the National Lawyers Guild and the ACLU) has petitioned the North Dakota Supreme Court to loosen [...]