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APBCo’s Post Election Statement

November 22nd, 2016|

On the eve of Thanksgiving, APBCo has 10 years of growth and accomplishment to look back on and be thankful for, including the opportunity to learn from each other as a community. At the same time, in the two weeks since the election, APBCo members have received literally hundreds of [...]

Nationwide Resource Hotline Launched

November 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

September 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 [...]

APBCo Congratulates Eve Runyon, President and CEO of the Pro Bono Institute

May 2nd, 2016|

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 [...]

APBCO STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF ESTHER LARDENT

April 5th, 2016|

With deep sadness at her passing, and deep appreciation for her leadership, the Association of Pro Bono Counsel joins so many others in honoring the life of Esther Lardent, who died this week.

APBCo Releases MMM 2.0

November 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 [...]

Having an IMPACT: A New Pro Bono Paradigm

October 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.

Pro Bono: The New Associate’s Compass To Success

October 27th, 2015|

In a Law360 article, APBCo board member Kevin Curnin advises first-year associates on how to use their pro bono compass to succeed in their law firm.

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