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
The Case for Professionalizing Pro Bono Services
February 9, 2015
In a Law360 article, APBCo board members David Lash and Harlene Katzman argue that "[t]he professionalization of pro bono quietly has become the single most creative and effective improvement in the delivery of legal services to the poor."
APBCo Launches SBLA in Houston
February 3, 2015
APBCo partners with the City of Houston, Vinson & Elkins, LLP, Texas C-Bar, and many other corporate law firms and community organizations to host the first annual Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA), which will take place on February 17 at the South Texas College of Law.