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Feb 08, 2012

Pro Bono

Extending in-house expertise to communities in need

The strengths and talents of the in-house legal community are in high demand. Pro bono practice opportunities help to enrich communities while providing personal satisfaction to each lawyer who engages, benefiting internal corporate culture and legal department morale.

Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO)

Corporate Pro Bono was created as a national partnership between the ACC and the Pro Bono Institute to assist in-house counsel who want to establish or improve their legal departments' pro bono efforts. Our groundbreaking work has literally changed the face of in-house pro bono programs, creating a pro bono culture in the in-house bar that's never been seen before.

How to get started:

  • Connect to top resources that help you start or sustain a pro bono program in your law department

  • Benchmark your efforts or ideas against established programs at work in law departments around the globe

  • Find pro bono events, training sessions and activities that you can attend

  • Contact CPBO dedicated and experienced staff or learn about CPBO's leadership, co-chaired by by ACC's 2008 Chairman, Laura Stein, CLO of The Clorox Company and Brad Smith, CLO of Microsoft

  • Take the CPBO Pro Bono Challenge. Add your name today or read about the many law departments who've already signed on