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Size Doesn’t Matter
It doesn’t matter if you’re big or small — law firms of any size can implement a pro bono plan or strategy.
CBA Pro Bono Initiatives
CBA Pro Bono Mentorship Program
The CBA Pro Bono Mentorship Program encourages and assists Canadian lawyers in providing pro bono legal services to the public. A number of applications have already been received, but the CBA is continuing to look for applicants willing to serve as mentors or mentees.
Doing Well By Doing Good
For some lawyers, the structuring of their practices to accommodate the pursuit of the public interest is integral to their professional identities. The object of this article is to continue to encourage and facilitate pro bono work by lawyers.
The ABCs of Creating a Pro Bono Policy for Your Law Firm
Besides making good business sense, a pro bono policy promotes a shared understanding of a law firm’s process and commitment to public interest law. As a service to members, the CBA’s Pro Bono Standing Committee has developed a sample pro bono policy that lawyers can take and adapt to their own practices.
More Pro Bono Resources from the CBA >
This page is featured in the January/February 2009 issue of National.
The Strongest Link
CBA Pro Bono Website
Information on the Committee, awards, resources, checklists and more.