Brian Dixon2018-11-07T10:40:57-06:00November 15th, 2016|
The National Network of Business Law Pro Bono Providers (National Network) and the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo), with support from Pro Bono Net, have collaborated for the first time to launch a nationwide resource hotline for nonprofits regarding upcoming changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime [...]
APBCo efforts yield significant changes in access to pro bono counsel at Stewart Detention Center
Brian Dixon2018-11-07T10:15:53-06:00September 30th, 2016|
In March 2016, APBCo joined a group of organizations protesting some of the practices and policies at one of the country’s largest immigration detention centers, the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia (view letter here). Stewart is located in a remote area and the only hope for counsel that detainees have [...]
The Association of Pro Bono Counsel congratulates Eve Runyon on becoming the new President and CEO of the Pro Bono Institute (“PBI”). With her years of experience at PBI, familiarity with all aspects of pro bono legal services, and commitment to closing the justice gap and serving the poor, Eve [...]
Brian Dixon2018-11-07T10:31:39-06:00November 5th, 2015|
Today APBCo released its Statement on the Eligibility of Non-Profit Entities, For-Profit Entities, Social Enterprise Entities and Impact Finance Transactions for Pro Bono Legal Services (aka: MMM2.0 - Mission | Matter | Means), which provides additional guidance for evaluating whether legal work on behalf of such entities qualifies for pro [...]
Brian Dixon2018-11-07T10:37:51-06:00October 30th, 2015|
APBCo board members David Lash and Al Wallis place a spotlight on APBCo's “IMPACT Project” ("Involving More Pro Bono Attorneys in our Communities Together") in an article published by the ABA in its online Dialogue magazine.
Brian Dixon2018-11-07T10:43:23-06:00September 30th, 2015|
In a Law360 article, APBCo board members Kevin Curnin and Jennifer Colyer praise Pope Francis for shining a bright light on challenges public interest lawyers "have wrestled with for years, if not decades: the death penalty, housing and homelessness, immigration, prison reform, climate change, economic justice and, running throughout, cyclical poverty and social injustice."