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The Association of Pro Bono Counsel is a mission-driven membership organization of over 180 attorneys and practice group managers who run pro bono practices in over 100 of the world’s largest law firms.

The Association of Pro Bono Counsel'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

You can learn more about the work of APBCo by reading our report, "Improving Access to Justice Through Law Firm Pro Bono." This report highlights the history of our organization, current initiatives and collaborations with legal services and social justice organizations around the country

APBCo has also published guidelines for evaluating legal work on behalf of Non-Profit Entities, For-Profit Entities, Social Enterprise Entities, and Impact Finance Transactions, and whether this legal work qualifies for pro bono legal assistance. We encourage you to review our statement, "Mission Matter Means 2.0: Statement on the Eligibility of Non-Profit Entities, For-Profit Entities, Social Enterprise Entities and Impact Finance Transactions for Pro Bono Legal Services."

If you are interested in becoming an Association of Pro Bono Counsel member, please click here.

Association of Pro Bono Counsel 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.

EVENTS

October 3, 2017 - October 4, 2017

Los Angeles, CA
Hosted by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and O’Melveny & Myers

October 3-4, 2017

 

UPDATES

LAW360: Untold Stories: Trump’s Budget Would Silence Legal Services

APBCo President Kevin Curnin’s article, “Untold Stories: Trump’s Budget Would Silence Legal Serivces,” was published on April 3, 2017.

APBCo Elects 2017 Officers and Board

The Association of Pro Bono Counsel Elects 2017 Officers and Board of Directors February 1 2017 – The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) announced that it has elected its 2017 officers and board members. APBCo elected Kevin Curnin, Partner and Director of the Public Service Project at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, to […]