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Fee charged out-of-staters to boost pro bono work (access required)

ROANOKE — A “Bench and Bar Fund” in the federal courts of the Western District is designed to assist lawyers working on pro bono civil cases and to support court educational programs. The money will come from out-of-state lawyers. The program launched Oct. 1 by Chief U.S. District Judge Michael F. Urbanski will charge lawyers appearing pro ...