The APBCo IMPACT Domestic Violence Clinic partners with legal service providers and domestic violence advocates to create “in-shelter” clinics whereby volunteers help survivors prepare to go to court and obtain DVPOs. .
Recognizing the role that private law firm attorneys may play in the delivery of legal services to the poor, as well as attorneys’ ethical obligations to render legal assistance to the disadvantaged, Immigration IMPACT (Involving More Pro bono Attorneys in our Communities Together) is part of a nationwide initiative that engages private attorneys in providing […]
Thank you for agreeing to volunteer for the Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA) Houston, that will take place on Tuesday, February 17 at South Texas College of Law (1303 San Jacinto). This will be a wonderful opportunity to use your corporate legal training to help Houston’s vibrant small business community.
Please find attached the results of the survey. I’ve attached a PDF of the individual responses and an Excel file of all responses, which I’ve cleaned up to make more readable. Go to surveymonkey.com and select sign-in in the top right corner. Do not log in using a user name and password. Instead click the Sign In […]
Each night more than 21,000 children experience homelessness in New York City. In response, APBCo IMPACT NYC launched the Homeless Youth Legal Assistance (HYLA) initiative, an unprecedented partnership with Covenant House, The Door, the Urban Justice Center and the Department of Homeless Services to provide legal services to homeless youth in three public and two […]
IMPACT LA is an exciting collaboration between the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (“APBCo”), the Jenesse Center, Los Angeles area legal services organizations, major APBCo-member private law firms, and OneJustice. It is part of a nationwide pro bono project launched by APBCo. IMPACT LA provides wrap-around legal services in a clinic setting to survivors of […]
As there are currently 3.9 million people in Illinois who have some sort of criminal record, either as a result of an arrest or conviction, APBCo Chicago launched a series of clinics designed to assist individuals in Chicago who are facing barriers to employment because of past criminal records by filing for certificates of good […]
On October 29, APBCo New York hosted a small business legal academy at the renowned Apollo Theater in Harlem, serving over 200 clients as a means of promoting economic redevelopment throughout New York City. In addition, the team is launching clinics to serve NYC’s homeless youth with legal assistance focused on housing, education, expungement and […]
The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (“APBCo”) is a membership organization of full-time pro bono counsel and coordinators at major commercial law firms. APBCo has over 125 members from more than 85 law firms nationwide, including many AmLaw 200 firms. Founded in 2006, APBCo is dedicated to improving access to justice by advancing the model […]