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 Signs Letter to DHS Secretary in Support of SIJS
March 27, 2015
In response to both the news report from New York relating to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) cases and allegations from a Member of Congress about fraud, today, over 80 legal aid and public interest organizations, including APBCo, sent the attached letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson expressing strong support for SIJS and arguing […]
Oregon Legislature Approves Cy Pres Legal Aid Bill
March 3, 2015
Shortly following APBCo's letter of support, the Oregon Senate approved today a bill that will grant 50 percent of any unclaimed funds in state class actions to the Oregon State Bar to support legal aid.
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