The PBEye

Pro Bono As We See It
January 19, 2011

VIDEO: Pro Bono Is Alive and Well

The PBEye was disheartened to see an article about the decline in the number of pro bono lawyers, earlier this week.  In fact, we’re certain that’s not the case so went right to our resident expert, PBI President and CEO Esther F. Lardent to get the real story.  She set the record straight for us:

You can check out the two reports that Lardent references, Report on the 2009 Pro Bono Institute Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® Statistics and Law Firm Pro Bono Hours in 2010 – (Midyear) Survey Report to get a feel for the numbers.  For more information on the 2011 Pro Bono InstituteSeminar and Forum on In-House Pro Bono and to learn how you can attend, click here.