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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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Other 2013 Pro Bono Publico Award recipients are lawyers Jeffrey Trachtman of New York and Patricia Lee of Las Vegas, law firm Leonard, Street and Deinard of Minneapolis, and Exelon Corp.
Liechty Pro Bono Child Custody Award, presented in memory of a former Pro Bono Publico Award recipient to honor a lawyer who has provided outstanding free legal services to children in custody cases.
There is no greater testament to the tireless dedication of our volunteer partners or to the courage of these survivors than for the Justice Network to receive a Pro Bono Publico Award," said Kamin.
Nearly 60% of Philadelphia lawyers said they regularly contribute free time to worthy endeavors pro bono publico or "for the good of the public.
The Public Service Law Network Worldwide (PSLawNet), a global network of more than 120 law schools and 10,000 public service organizations, selected the University of Florida as the 1999-2000 recipient of its Pro Bono Publico Award.
Sidley was also one of five recipients of the American Bar Association's 2007 Pro Bono Publico Awards.
For the First Time in the History of Bioethics, A Major Global Law Firm Makes Its Legal Resources Available, Pro Bono Publico, for the Analysis of Biotechnology and Its Impact On Women
Keck Foundation Award for distinguished scholarship on legal ethics, and the American Bar Association's Pro Bono Publico Award for her work on expanding public service opportunities in law schools.
He is the recipient of many honors and awards while at Wal-Mart, including the first Ad Age Marketer of the Year award, the Pro Bono Publico award, recognition from the Environment Programme of the United Nations, The President's Award from the International Mass Retailer Association, and the Science Award from The Gallop Organization.
Fox, a partner in the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, has been selected to receive the American Bar Association's 2005 Pro Bono Publico Award.
In 2007, Davis Polk was the recipient of The Legal Aid Society's Pro Bono Publico and Public Service Law Firm Award for extraordinary commitment-the top law firm service award presented by the Society.
Heller Ehrman has received numerous awards for its pro bono work, including the American Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award; the Law Firm Award of Merit from the Legal Aid Association of California; the California State Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award for Northern California; the Outstanding Law Firm in Public Service award from the Bar Association of San Francisco, and an award from CARECEN in recognition of its Los Angeles office's work on behalf of the rights of Central American immigrants in the United States.