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CPBO Challenge Report

Since its founding in 2000, CPBO has worked with hundreds of legal departments and seen tremendous growth in pro bono among in-house counsel. This growth is displayed in the publication, CPBO Challenge® Report: The Development of In-House Pro Bono.


2014 Corporate Pro Bono Partner Award

CPBO is proud to announce American International Group, Inc. in partnership with the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) as the recipients of the 2014 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award for their impactful, innovative, and sustained partnership in support of refugees who have assisted American activities in the Middle East. The award will be presented at the PBI Annual Dinner on November 6 in New York City.

Read the press release here.

Best Practice Profiles

CPBO has recently published several best practice profiles that highlight the experiences of various legal departments and ACC chapters. The profiles share the lessons they have learned developing and sustaining in-house pro bono efforts.

These new profiles exhibit a variety of different approaches to providing rewarding pro bono. To find out more about these programs or other approaches to creating a successful program contact Eve Runyon, director of CPBO, for more information.

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Letter from Esther: The Future of In-House Pro Bono

October 24, 2014

PBI President and CEO Esther F. Lardent shares her assessment of in-house pro bono and identifies ten important developing trends in in-house pro bono.


Merck & Co., Inc. Celebrates 20 Years of Pro Bono

October 24, 2014

On October 15, Merck & Co., Inc.** marked the 20th anniversary of its pro bono program with a celebration recognizing those who have contributed to the longevity and success of its program.