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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.

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Save the Date: 2014 PBI Annual Dinner

Mark your calendar for the 2014 PBI Annual Dinner on November 6 at Gotham Hall in NYC, where PBI and CPBO will honor contributions the legal profession has made in pro bono.  Kenneth Frazier, CEO of Merck & Co. Inc., will be the keynote speaker. Co-chairs include Randy Milch, EVP and GC of Verizon Communications, and David Williams, CEO of Deloitte FAS, will emcee.

If you're interested in supporting the Annual Dinner, please download the following documents for more information: Sponsorship Packet - Benefit Committee Packet

Join CPBO at the 2014 ACC Annual Meeting

Is your legal department looking to give back to the community by representing indigent clients? As in-house counsel, are you interested in learning more about engaging in pro bono legal services? Join CPBO at the 2014 ACC Annual Meeting for a session titled, "In-House Pro Bono: How to Start." This session, held on Thursday, October 30, will provide an overview of how to develop pro bono at your legal department or ACC chapter through guidance and best practices.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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Pro Bono: The Walt Disney Co.

September 22, 2014

With support from the top, strong pro bono leadership, and committed pro bono partners, the Walt Disney Company focuses its pro bono efforts on children and families.

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ABA Wants to Make Pro Bono Easier for In-house Lawyers

August 27, 2014

In August 2014, the American Bar Association House of Delegates adopted a resolution advocating appellate courts to allow in-house counsel to engage in pro bono services in the state in which they work, regardless of whether or not they are licensed in that jurisdiction.

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