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Pro Bono Net Celebrates National ‘Celebrate Pro Bono’ Week

Posted in Celebrate Pro Bono Week, Pro Bono, Technology

Pro Bono Net is pleased to announced our partnerships and celebrations surrounding the 2014 National Celebrate Pro Bono Week (October 19 – 25). National Celebrate Pro Bono Week focuses the nation’s attention on the increasing need for pro bono and acknowledges the dedication and unprecedented response of attorneys who volunteer their services throughout the year. … Continue Reading

Human Trafficking Legal Access Center Launched in April

Posted in Launch, Legal Services, Pro Bono

In April, in collaboration with the American Bar Association (ABA) and Polaris Project, Pro Bono Net unveiled the new Human Trafficking Legal Access Center. This exciting new initiative connects pro bono lawyers with non-profits who serve human trafficking survivors. Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries in the world. While the number of trafficking survivors in… Continue Reading

Speaking with the Master: Part One of Our Interview with Richard Zorza

Posted in Conferences, Courts, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

About the Series Richard Zorza, one of the founders and leaders of the access to justice (ATJ) movement, recently received the American Bar Association’s 2014 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access’ Lifetime Achievement Honor for decades of work on behalf of self-represented litigants. Not to be outdone, the Conference of Chief Justices and the… Continue Reading

Impressions of an EJC First-Timer

Posted in Legal Services

As you may have read in Jillian Theil’s blog post, Pushing the Envelope of Innovation, earlier this spring Pro Bono Net attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in San Francisco, where we shared lessons from our and our partners’ uses of technology in the justice community, and also gained insights from other nonprofits. Fast forward… Continue Reading