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This site provides resources for pro bono and legal services attorneys and others working to assist low income or disadvantaged clients. Please join our community and start making a difference today!

National Pro Bono Week Volunteer Features

Pro Bono Net would like to recognize and thank the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need. We celebrated Pro Bono Week through a special "Volunteer-A-Day" Initiative which showcased a new volunteer profile to our national community for each day of Pro Bono Week. Come check out our volunteers!

The Need For Pro Bono

The need for legal services among the poor is overwhelming. According to an American Bar Association study, at least 40% of low and moderate-income households experience a legal problem each year. Yet studies show that the collective civil legal aid effort is meeting only about 20% of the legal needs of low-income people.

Who We Are

Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to justice through innovative uses of technology and increased volunteer lawyer participation.

Watch our video celebrating our 15th anniversary celebration and learn more about how Pro Bono Net and our partners are bridging the justice gap.




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To Get Started

Simply select your state from the Regional Sites menu on the left, or pick one of the substantive National Sites. We even have a growing International Sites section as well.

Once registered, you will have access to a wealth of helpful resources including:

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Training calendars
  • News
  • Libraries of training and reference materials
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Volunteer Profile

Learn about Christopher Mendez, a former Marine and a volunteer in the Microenterprise Project at Volunteers of Legal Service NY.  Our feature speaks of his pro bono journey through NY's 50 hour pro bono requirement, and an insight into the important work of his client, Community Health Worker Connections in the South Bronx. READ MORE

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