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
Spotlight: Bay Area Rural Justice Collaborative
April 30, 2015
In the May 2015 issue of the California Lawyer magazine, OneJustice shines a spotlight on the Bay Area Rural Justice Collaborative, the APBCo IMPACT project providing access to legal services for rural and isolated communities in Northern California.
APBCo Advocates for Increased Spending on Immigration Courts
April 27, 2015
Today, APBCo submitted a letter reflecting its support for an increase in FY2016 appropriations for the immigration courts, as well as related services that help unrepresented individuals navigate the complex immigration court system. The letter appeals for the following: (1) $ 60 million for an additional 55 Immigration Judge Teams to begin to address understaffing that has […]