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
Second Chances in the Second City
August 1, 2014
The Chicago Lawyer Magazine highlights Chicago APBCo IMPACT's Second Chance initiative, quoting APBCo's immediate past president Latonia Haney Keith and APBCo founder Greg McConnell on the critical importance of this initiative in the Chicago community.
US Vice President Joe Biden Meets with APBCo to Discuss Delivery of Legal Services to the Poor
June 27, 2014
US Vice President Joe Biden met with the Board of Directors of the APBCo, and senior management leaders from board members’ law firms, in the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington D.C. The meeting, held on June 5, 2014, was the second occasion on which the Vice President met with APBCo to focus on access to justice issues and the significant role that pro bono counsel at law firms plays in the delivery of legal services to the poor.