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Tag Archives: Pro Bono

Pro bono: A call to service

Virginia courts began reopening in May as COVID-19 restrictions eased, and evictions began in some courts but have now been suspended until June 28 under the Supreme Court’s order of June 8. Virginia’s legal aid programs, already unable to meet ...

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Stepping up: Attorneys offer pro bono services to protesters

After authorities arrested 233 people in Richmond this week following a curfew imposed by the governor, a network of local defense lawyers say they’re here to help. “I put a request out to the community on Facebook and via emails ...

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Virginia celebrates Pro Bono Month

The National Celebration of Pro Bono has been an American Bar Association tradition since 2009. Each October, the ABA encourages organizations to host events recognizing pro bono volunteers and highlighting opportunities for pro bono work, according to their website. This ...

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Pro bono service needs more ‘distance lawyers’

An online service that connects pro bono attorneys to needy clients is more accessible than ever before. But lawyers aren’t using the tool quite as its developers had hoped. The JusticeServer Pro Bono Portal lists available cases from eight legal ...

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