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Pro Bono As We See It
March 6, 2013

Know of any great pro bono partnerships?

The nomination period for the 2013 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award is now open! The Partner Award recognizes innovative team approaches to pro bono work involving in-house legal departments, law firms, and public interest groups. Recipients of the award must include at least one legal department and one or more law firms and/or public interest group partners. CPBO will present the award at the 2013 PBI Annual Dinner on November 7 in New York.

CPBO presented last year’s award to the Ford Motor Company** Office of the General Counsel, in partnership with Dykema Gossett PLLC*†, Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc., and Michigan Community Resources, for their innovative partnerships to serve the legal needs of individuals and families and local nonprofits.  For a full list of previous awardees please click here.

Nominations are due May 3 and may be submitted via e-mail to CPBO Director Eve Runyon. Hard copies can be mailed to 1025 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 205, Washington, D.C. 20036. For more information about the award, please contact Eve Runyon at 202.729.6699.

* denotes a Signatory to the Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge®
† denotes a Member of the Law Firm Pro Bono Project
**denotes a Signatory to the Corporate Pro Bono ChallengeSM