|PBI proudly stands with leaders from law firms and legal departments who have signed letters declaring their support for preserving the Legal Services Corporation and increasing funding for FY 2018. As stated in a letter joined by more than 190 chief legal officers: “By upholding the fundamental American promise of liberty and justice for all, the minimal investment in LSC generates a significant positive return for business and for the health of individuals and communities across the nation.”|
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PBI stands with our stakeholders, many of whom have represented the 800,000 Dreamers. Read PBI President and CEO Eve Runyon’s full statement on DACA and how PBI will continue to support our stakeholders in finding meaningful ways to serve communities in need. Read the full statement.
Join CPBO for a series of twice-monthly virtual discussions held with a cohort of in-house departments new to pro bono covering topics legal departments need to know to start a pro bono program. The series will include eight sessions, with speakers and experts invited to cover various subjects ranging from structuring a program, insurance, project selection and partnerships, multijurisdictional practice, marketing, and communications. The series is designed to provide legal departments with the knowledge, resources, and support to build their pro bono programs and stay on track alongside their peers in other legal departments.
Let’s Make It Unanimous: AIG’s pro bono chief is trying to hook everyone at his company with a law license
October 11, 2017
Five years ago Eric Kobrick, deputy general counsel at American International Group, Inc. (AIG), played an integral role in starting a formal pro bono program for the several hundred employees in AIG’s Global Legal Compliance and Regulatory function to provide legal services to non-profit organizations and persons of limited means.Read More...
It Helps to Have a Partner: The key decision for Verizon was finding the right law firm to work with on pro bono
October 11, 2017
John P. Frantz is senior vice president and general counsel of media and telematics at Verizon. In 2009, then-general counsel Randy Milch decided he wanted to create a pro bono program for the company, and he asked Frantz to create one. “With two months of work and preparation,” Frantz said, “we put the program together and launched it.”Read More...