The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) is a membership organization of over 135 attorneys and practice group managers who run pro bono practices in 85 of the world’s largest law firms.
APBCo’s mission is to maximize access to justice through the delivery of pro bono legal services by:
- Advancing the model of the full-time law firm pro bono counsel
- Supporting and enhancing the professional development of pro bono counsel
- Serving as the voice of the law firm pro bono community
If you are interested in becoming an APBCo member, please click here.
APBCo does not provide pro bono legal services or referrals to legal aid or public interest agencies. If you believe you need a lawyer, please contact your local bar association or go to www.lawhelp.org.
NEWS & UPDATES
APBCo Honored with 2015 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award
August 1, 2015
Today, the American Bar Association honored APBCo with the 2015 Pro Bono Publico Award for its contributions to expanding pro bono legal services at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
APBCo Advocates for Changes to NY 50-Hour Rule
June 24, 2015
In a letter to the Honorable Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, APBCo, along with the NYC Bar Committee on Pro Bono and Legal Services, Columbia Law School, New York University Law School and Fordham Law School, propose revisions to aid in the implementation of New York’s 50-hour pro bono requirement for newly admitted members of the bar.