The PBEye

Pro Bono As We See It
March 1, 2011

Get the Corporate Perspective

Our friends at CPBO have provided technical assistance and support to hundreds of legal departments, large and small. At this year’s Seminar and Forum on In-House Pro Bono, the session “Corporate Client Perspective” will offer an overview of in-house pro bono and will address the growth of pro bono within legal departments.  The discussion will focus on the concrete and practical implications of pro bono milestones and developments—such as CPBO’s Corporate Pro Bono ChallengeSM 100—and will consider how these developments impact law firms and public interest organizations.

General counsel and in-house pro bono leaders will share their predictions about future changes in expectations and practice in in-house pro bono and will address the following questions based on their personal experiences:

  • What does it mean for a legal department to be committed to pro bono?
  • What are some of the obstacles to sustaining a formal in-house pro bono program?
  • In what direction is in-house pro bono moving?
  • What role can law firms and public interest organizations play in in-house pro bono?

To learn more about the corporate client perspective, register for the Seminar/Forum today and attend this session Friday, March 4 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.  And to learn more about other exciting sessions, look at the session descriptions now online.   If you have questions or would like to register for the Seminar/Forum, please send an email to or call 202.973.8720.