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CPBO keeps up with the latest news regarding in-house pro bono, including new opportunities, evolving trends, and practice rule changes impacting in-house attorneys’ ability to provide pro bono legal services.

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Fewer US In-House Counsel Doing Pro Bono Work, Survey Finds

June 27, 2022

Legal Mag June 27, 2022 Participation in pro bono work by in-house lawyers has fallen, according to a new survey of legal departments in the U.S. and a handful based in England, Ireland and the Netherlands. Read more…

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Law for free? Why and how to do pro bono work as an in-house lawyer

May 15, 2022

The Law Society May 15, 2022 Doing pro bono work can be challenging, but immensely rewarding. Sarah Oliver Scemla, director and assistant general counsel at Bank of America, explains the benefits of doing pro bono work and how to get involved. Read more…

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Amazon offers free legal resources to help Ukrainian refugees

April 8, 2022

Amazon April 8, 2022 Amazon attorneys are leading a pro bono humanitarian initiative to develop free legal guidebooks for refugees seeking resettlement in Europe. Read more…

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