Pro Bono

Pro Bono Spotlights

USLAW members across the NETWORK provide free legal assistance to low-income individuals and organizations that help them navigate a range of issues.
Read on to learn how members are positively impacting their community through their pro bono efforts

In 2021, for the fifth year in a row, every one of Barclay Damon’s full-time attorneys provided pro bono legal services to low-income individuals in need of legal assistance and organizations serving those seeking access to justice. A new accomplishment last year: the law firm’s pro bono program also achieved participation by all full-time paralegals. “As a firm, Barclay Damon is deeply committed to our core values, which include providing exceptional pro bono service in… Continue Reading

Hanson Bridgett LLP in San Francisco has participated in three tenants’ rights clinics hosted by one of its pro bono partner organizations and taken on many new pro bono matters to assist clients in need in the areas of immigration, estate planning, leasing and business advice. Continue Reading

Dysart Taylor director Meghan Litecky was honored as a Pro Bono Champion by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) and Legal Aid of Western Missouri as part of the Project Pro Bono initiative. Litecky was honored for her pro bono work with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation’s (KCMBF) Military Matters program. The November issue of KC Counselor, the official publication of the KCMBA, highlighted Litecky’s work with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation’s… Continue Reading

The attorneys in Carr Allison’s Birmingham, Alabama, office have been honored by the Alabama State Bar with the 2021 Law Firm Award for their pro bono work with the Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program. Carr Allison attorneys have been assisting clients with a variety of legal issues, including evictions, collections, landlord-tenant issues and credit card fraud. Carr Allison attorneys continue to step up and show support to those community members who are in need of free… Continue Reading

In celebration of October as National Pro Bono Month, the Iowa State Bar Association recognized member attorneys who performed 50+ hours of pro bono work for clients. Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC attorneys Larry Gutz, Matthew Brandes, Jacob Koller, (pictured bottom left-to-right) Michael Neuerburg and Matthew Roth were honored for their volunteer work. Continue Reading

Hanson Bridgett attorneys secured a pro bono victory for a client seeking a permanent domestic violence restraining order against her former spouse and assisted the client in modifying custody and visitation orders to protect her children. Continue Reading

The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA), The Safe Center LI (TSCLI) and Nassau Suffolk Law Services (NSLS) have named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2020. The annual awards rank law firms by total number of pro bono service hours within their category. Rivkin Radler logged the second-largest number of pro bono hours (668 hours) among large service providers. The firm’s pro bono work is in three core areas: Through… Continue Reading

In September, Baird Holm was honored to receive the 2021 Legal Aid of Nebraska Law Firm Equal Justice Award. Legal Aid of Nebraska’s mission is to help achieve greater and more equal justice by providing free civil legal aid to low-income Nebraskans. Continue Reading

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