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Justice-for-All Theme Undergirds Microsoft’s 20-Year-Old Pro Bono Program

November 27, 2023

Law.com November 27, 2023 Now in its 20th year, the Microsoft Corporate, External & Legal Affairs department’s Pro Bono Program has donated about 60,000 pro bono hours. Among the program’s signature initiatives is Kids in Need of Defense (KIND, a legal services organization Microsoft co-founded in 2008 with the goal of ensuring that no child […]

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Meet the Attorneys Offering ‘Life-Changing’ Volunteer Legal Aid

July 17, 2023

3BL CSRwire July 17, 2023 Truist’s legal teammates collaborate with law firms and nonprofits to lead license restoration clinics. With partner Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, for example, Truist volunteers have helped nearly 300 people develop driver’s license restoration plans. Read more…

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BMO legal department’s pro bono efforts cross borders

April 18, 2023

Canadian Lawyer April 18, 2023 Law firms seem to do a much better job touting their pro bono work – not to mention themselves –  than do in-house legal departments. Surprising it may be, then, to discover that more than 100 legal departments participated in staffing Pro Bono Ontario’s free legal advice hotline in the […]

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