Section Newsletter Articles on Pro Bono
Family law in legal aid
, February 2014
Learn more about the pro bono opportunities available with the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Pro bono spotlight
, September 2012
Learn more about David Marzahl, President and CEO of the Center for Economic Progress, who works to make a difference in the lives of low-income taxpayers.
Pro bono: Now more than ever!
Young Lawyers Division
, December 2009
Bailouts, stimulus packages and an unsteady stock market are all common themes of these difficult economic times. You can’t watch the news anymore without hearing about some aspect of the recent economic downturn. Even the legal profession has been hit hard by this recession. For many, however, this year is no different than years past. For others, they face economic and legal challenges that are both unfamiliar and daunting.
Making pro bono your own
Bench and Bar
, October 2009
Practitioners throughout Illinois must file their annual registration forms with the Supreme Court of Illinois’ Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (hereinafter “ARDC”) on the first of January every year. To stay on the master roll of attorneys and comply with Rule 756(f), we must report whether we provided pro bono legal services or made monetary contributions to organizations that provide pro bono legal services in the previous year.
Attorneys interested in pro bono cases
International and Immigration Law
, July 2008
For the past two years Jefferson Mok has served as the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Pro Bono Project Coordinator.
Pro Bono and other legal information is just a click away
, March 2007
Celebrating its sixth anniversary in March 2007, Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) brings together in-depth and up-to-date legal content, detailed information about legal aid agencies, training sessions and events and countless opportunities for attorneys to volunteer their time doing worthy pro bono publico.
Pro bono: For the public good
Bench and Bar
, September 2005
As lawyers, we need to respond to the tremendous need for legal assistance in the Chicago area.