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Pro Bono

Describing work done for no pay. Pro bono work is done as a favor for a friend, but the term especially applies to work done for a client who lacks the ability to pay. Lawyers in the United States, for example, are required to do a certain amount of pro bono work to guarantee that everyone has access to the court system.
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Fishman was the recipient of The Legal Aid Society's 2009 Pro Bono Publico Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Counsel.
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The Legal Aid Society recently honored Goodwin and firm client IBM with its Pro Bono Publico Award for an innovative corporate pro bono project the Citizenship Clinic held in April 2016.
Van Nortwick received the ABA Pro Bono Publico Award in 1995 and 10 years later was the first recipient of the Florida Supreme Court Distinguished Judicial Service Award.
has won the American Bar Association's (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award for outstanding volunteer legal services.
A multiple-term director for the Bucks County Bar Association, Lyons was awarded the Bucks County Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award and the PBA Pro Bono Award in 2008.
Rickles has been chosen as the recipient of this year's Pro Bono Publico Award for what the association described as "her volunteer efforts in criminal, family and employment law, especially her numerous outreach efforts to fulfill the legal needs of Worcester's homeless population.
That rule now states, "A lawyer should aspire to render at least (50) hours of pro bono publico legal services per year.
The Standing Committee administers both the Adams Pro Bono Publico Awards Program and the Pro Bono Recognition Program.
Eisenberg Lifetime Achievement Award (2003), the Dane County Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Lifetime Achievement Award (2005) and the Whitney North Seymour Award (2007) for outstanding public service from the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.