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Womble Partners With Truist Client and Legal Aid to Expunge Criminal Records

October 11, 2022 October 11, 2022 Womble Bond Dickinson partnered with a major banking client on a large pro bono project in which attorneys worked together to expunge the criminal records of dozens of North Carolina residents. Overall, the project consisted of more than 310 volunteer hours, 150 petitions prepared and over 50 clients served. Read more…

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The push for in-house pro bono

August 20, 2021

Reuters August 20, 2021 While the past year presented many challenges for in-house pro bono engagement, depressing participation by in-house volunteers across many industries, pro bono by corporate law departments remains strong. Read more…

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Spotlight on the Bloomberg Legal & Compliance Department’s Pro Bono service

July 26, 2021

Bloomberg July 26, 2021 Philanthropy is at the heart of Bloomberg, and the Legal & Compliance Department’s mission is no different. The Department launched the Bloomberg Legal & Compliance Pro Bono Program in 2016 as a way for its attorney, compliance, operations and negotiation teams to use their knowledge, time and expertise to give back […]

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Innovations in Pro Bono, In-House: Toyota Motor North America

July 16, 2021 July 16, 2021 The 2021 Legalweek Leaders in Tech Awards looks to honor innovation occurring in legal departments and law firms across the country. The group of honorees in this first year of the Legalweek Leaders in Tech Awards have demonstrated knowledge, skill and compassion, recognized by the peers and clients who nominated them. Alongside their […]

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Oregon’s expungement statute gets a much-needed overhaul

June 25, 2021

Collateral Consequences Resource Center June 25, 2021 Following George Floyd’s murder, NIKE and Metropolitan Public Defender, Oregon’s largest trial-level public defense service provider, became unlikely partners to improve Oregon’s expungement statute. Oregon has allowed expungement of certain criminal records since 1972, but the law and process are so complicated and costly that only 5.5% of […]

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