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Immigration Advocates Network to receive award for excellence in e-lawyering at ABA TECHSHOW
American Bar Association, March 2014

Innovative Technology Projects Are Connecting Pro Bono Lawyers with Clients

The Shriver Brief, March 2014

New Website Helps Superstorm Sandy Victims Appeal FEMA Denials

Press Release, April 2013

New Online Resources Will Help Prevent Debt Collection Abuse

Press Release, April 2013

CitizenshipWorks and the Brooklyn Public Library to Provide Naturalization Workshop as Part of a Week of Naturalization Events in NYC

Press Release, March 2013

LSC TIG Program Funds Lone Start Legal Aid to Revamp DisasterLegalAid.org

Lone Star Legal Aid, October 2012

Fastcase Announces 2012 "Fastcase 50" Award Winners
Fastcase, July 2012

Under Construction
The American Lawyer, July 2012

Webby Awards Evolve with Times but Criteria Remains the Same
Metro Focus, May 2012

Disappearing Act
Law Technology News, April 2012 (requires free registration)

John Freeman on a Pro Bono Innovation to Expunge Client Records
Law Technology News (video), March 2012

Immigration Advocates Network: Harnessing the Power of Technology and Collaboration (links to pdf)
Cornerstone, January 2012

Giving Back With Technology: Every Little Bit Counts
Law Technology News, December 2011

How to Successfully Build Pro Bono Work Into Your Practice
Canadian Bar Association, December 2011

The 'LTN' Board Gives Thanks
Law Technology News, November 2011

Professional Services Team Launches Referral Website
New York Law Journal, November 2011

White & Case Develops Community Resource Database in Collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and Volunteers of Legal Service
White & Case, November 2011

New York State Courts Enhance Access to Justice for Unrepresented Litigants with LawHelp Interactive
Case Study, October 2011

The purpose and place of pro bono
Slaw, August 2011

Tips to prepare for disasters
Salisbury Post, May 2011

Nonprofits Nominated for 'Webby' Awards
Social Philanthropy Blog, April 2011

Survey: Encourage Pro Bono Work by Appealing to Lawyers' Passions
Law Technology News, April 2011

Lawyers Passionate about Providing Access to Justice for Underserved Populations
Press release, March 2011

Giving Back: Pro Bono Net Provides Family Law Services For Low Income People
Huffington Post, March 2011

Practical Law Company Gives Back to Legal Community With Pro Bono Net Alliance
Press release, November 2010

AILA Celebrates the Launch of the Immigration Advocates Network Pro Bono Resource Center
American Immigration Lawyers Association, November 2010

Collaboration for Good
Above & Beyond KM (blog), October 2010

National Pro Bono Week
ALM: Bill's Blog, October 2010

Lang, Richert & Patch Signs On To Central Valley Pro Bono Challenge
Press release, October 2010

HotDocs Donates in Excess of $2 Million Worth of Software to Nonprofit Legal Organizations
HotDocs Corporation, October 2010

MAYOR BLOOMBERG SWEARS-IN NEW CLASS OF NYC CIVIC CORPS TO MOBILIZE NEW YORKERS TO VOLUNTEER
NYC.gov, September 2010

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
The Common Scold, September 2010

2010 InnovAction Award Winners Announced
InsideLegal, September 2010

InnovAction Awards for 2010 Announced
Strategic Legal Technology, September 2010

2010 InnovAction Award Winners Announced
College of Law Practice Management, August 2010

The Communicators: Technology and the Public Good
C-SPAN, August 2010

Pollak Chairs Pro Bono Net
The Common Scold, July 2010

HotDocs - Client Stories
HotDocs, June 2010

Gov 2.0 Expo 2010: Kate Bladow: Opening the Courts - Using Technology to Empower the Unrepresented (video)
Gov 2.0 Expo, May 2010

With Three Months Left for Haitians to Apply for Temporary Protected Status, Pro Bono Net Launches Website to Coordinate Legal Resources for Attorneys Offering Help
Brennan Center for Justice, May 2010

Pro Bono and Your Career: How Giving Back Can Change Lives
Martindale.com Blog, April 2010

Mayor Bloomberg Announces New NYC Service Initiative To Provide Free Legal Services To Homeowners In Danger Of Foreclosure
NYC.gov, March 2010

Online Self-Help System Gets Upgrade, New Name
Legal Services Corp., Feb. 2010

New National Web Collaborations to Support Advocates and Volunteers
MIE Journal, Winter 2010

Help Yourself
Law Technology News, Jan. 2010

LiveHelp: Increasing Access to Legal Information Online
The Young Lawyer, Jan. 2o10

Pro Bono Net Announces Two New Board Members
Press release, Oct. 2009

MyFax Sponsors Pro Bono Net's Legal Programs for Low-Income People
Press release, Sept. 2009

Pro Bono Net Marks 10 Years of Increasing Access to Justice
Legal Services Corporation, Sept. 2009

Probono.net Celebration
The Common Scold, Sept. 2009

ABA Commission On Domestic Violence Announces Launch Of National Domestic Violence Pro Bono Directory, Sponsored By Verizon Wireless' HopeLine Program
Press Release, August 2009

Martindale-Hubbell® Connected Global Network for Legal Professionals Reaches 10,000 Lawyer Milestone
LexisNexis Press Release, July 2009

Firm Boosts Pro Bono Capacity with Software
American Legal Technology Insider, July 2009

Courts Do-It-Yourself Resources for the Public
CNYLink, July 2009

Get Legal Help Without the Cost
ABC News, July 2009

Carnegie Results: The Immigration Advocates Network
Carnegie Corporation, June 2009

LawScribe Proud to Continue ProBono Sponsorship
Legal Process Outsourcing blog, June 2009

TECH TURBULENCE: Helping Hands
Law Technology News, June 2009

City Launches Program to Boost the Ranks of Pro Bono Attorneys
The New York Law Journal, April 2009

Law Firm Boosts Pro Bono Capacity with Practice Management Software Solution
Microsoft Case Study, April 2009

Delivering Social Good via Technology as Economy Collapses
The Huffington Post, April 2009

Pro Bono Net Joins Alliance Partner Program for Martindale-Hubbell Connected Professional Network for Lawyers
Press release, March 2009

Automated Legal Documents Assist People Without Lawyers
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Feb. 2009

LSC Funding and High-Tech Partnerships Keep Expanding Access to Legal Aid
LSC press release, Feb. 2009

Law Technology News Announces Law Firm Winners of Sixth Annual Technology Awards
BusinessWire, Jan. 2009

Finalists for $250,000 Nonprofit Collaboration Prize Announced by Lodestar Foundation
The Collaboration Prize, Jan. 2009

Online Resource Adds Information To Help Disaster Victims
Legal Services Corporation, Jan. 2009

Help clinics, live chats offer free legal services to Texas hurricane victims
Southeast Texas Record, Dec. 2008

NEW YORK LAWHELP IN RUNNING FOR PRIZE
The Common Scold, Dec. 2008

Four Groups Create Online Resource to Provide Information for Disaster Victims
Dayton Legal News, Nov. 2008

Online Document Assembly
National Center for State Courts, Fall 2008


Pro Bono Net Staff to Present at NLADA Annual Conference

Pro Bono Net, Nov. 2008

The ABA Military Pro Bono Project
ABA Dialogue, Fall 2008

Free Online Legal Help Now Available for Hurricane Ike Victims
Breitbart.com, Oct. 2008

New Resource for Disaster Aid
LSC Updates, Sept. 2008

Who's Putting a Price on Free Legal Aid?
ABA Journal, Sept. 2008

Legal Services Corporation and LexisNexis Launch "HotDocs® Software Donation Program" to Help Legal Organizations Serving Nation's Poor
Legal Services Corporation, Aug. 2008

Pro Bono Work - Helping Dreams Come True
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Aug. 2008

LexisNexis Sponsors Volunteer Legal Group
Dayton Daily News, July 2008

Pro Bono Net and Live Person
Law Technology News, July 2008

Pro Bono Net Wins ABA's Gambrell Award
Technola, June 20, 2008

LiveHelp Increases Access to Justice on Legal Assistance Web Sites
LSC Updates, May 29, 2008

Live Chat Added to 'Pro Bono' web site
New York Daily Record, May 27, 2008

LivePerson Success Story
LivePerson Case Study, May 2008

Pro Bono Net Salutes Volunteer Lawyers in Recognition of National Volunteer Week
Lawfuel.com, April 26, 2008

New Online Resource for Immigation Advocates
Carnegie Corporation News, April 2008

PRO BONO: Automating Good Works
Law Technology News, April 2008

Building Towers With Less Babble
e-Filing Reporter, February 2008

To Get Noticed Online, Blow Your Horn
Law Technology News, December 26, 2007

LawHelp.org Launches Online Fraud Section
New York Law Journal, November 23, 2007

Mississippi collaboration expands online resources,
Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, October 12, 2007.

New website offers lawyers easy access to pro bono opportunities
Jacksonville's Financial News & Daily Record, June 4, 2007.

Pro Bono Accolades
The New York Law Journal, May 18, 2007.

Webby winners you probably missed
CNET News, May 2, 2007

Pro bono at Scrooge & Scrooge LLP
Self-Help Law Express, December 8, 2006.

Insipiration from South Africa
Self-Help Law Express, December 8, 2006.

NY Lawyers Working on Public Interest Projects
New York Law Journal, October 6, 2006.

Pro Bono Net's Great Resources
Self-Help Law Express, October 2, 2006.

Pro Bono Gets Tech'd Up and Serious
Citytech (UK)newsletter, September 17, 2006.

Reentry Revamped
City Limits, November 14, 2005.

Gates Foundation Provides $1 Million Grant to National Access-to-Justice Foundation
Business Wire, October 19, 2005.

Legal nonprofit gets $1 million Gates grant
Crain's New York Business, October 19, 2005.

Where are the Pro Bono Lawyers?
Coast to Coast, September 27, 2005.

Web Site Will Coordinate Aid to Hurricane Victims
New York Lawyer, September 23, 2005.

CaseCentral Becomes Founding Sponsor of Pro Bono Net's Corporate Sponsorship Program
PR Newswire, September 21, 2005.

One Click Legal Aid
The Common Scold, January 11, 2005.

LiveHelp is on the Way
Equal Justice Magazine, January 2005.

New NYLJ.COM Pro Bono Center Connects Private Lawyers with Public Service and Training Opportunities
American Lawyer Media, November 23, 2004.

Finding the Right Pro Bono Opportunity is Easier Now
NYSBA Pro Bono News, Fall 2004. (Note: link opens a PDF file)

Know Your Rights: Digitally Connecting CTC Users to the Law and Legal Resources
Community Technology Review, Summer 2004.

Web-Linked Local Libraries Lure Low-Income Litigants
Equal Justice Magazine, Summer 2004.

Building a Pro Bono Base
ABA Journal, June 2003. (Note: link opens a PDF file)

VLSP Expands Use of Pro Bono Net to Better Serve Clients, Attorneys
New York State Bar Association Pro Bono News, Winter 2003, page 6. (Note: link opens a PDF file)

New York State Bar Association Pro Bono News, 9/11 Special Edition
Fall 2002. (Note: link opens a PDF file)

After Sept. 11, Record Number of Lawyers Answer the Call to Take on Pro Bono
New York Law Journal, July 2002.

Pro Bono Goes Online
Washington Lawyer, May 2002.

Probono.net Addresses the Needs of Those Affected by the September 11th Tragedy
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, December 2001.

For the Public Good
Law Technology Times, September 1, 2001.

Online Justice
The Nonprofit Times, May 1, 2001.

Building the Next Generation of Technology
This article by Michael Hertz appears in the Spring 2001 edition of Management Information Exchange dedicated to "21st Century Justice Tools: What Will They Be and How Will We Use Them?"

Plugging In Pro Bono
Law Practice Today, January/February 2001.

15 Lawyers 40 and Under: Michael Hertz(login required)
New York Lawyer, January 2001.

Pro Bono and You, Beyond the Bar
West Group
January 2001.


Web Site Tries to Net Pro Bono Volunteers
The Recorder, November 27, 2000.

Virtual Reality: Online Pro Bono Ready When You Are
San Francisco Attorney, November, 2000.

Building a Virtual Pro Bono Partnership
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, October 2000.

Looking for Open Solutions to the Challenge of Increasing Access to Justice
remarks by Michael Hertz at Columbia Law School on August 30, 2000 in connection with The Lawrence A. Wien Prize for Social Responsibility.

Probono.net/mn
Minnesota Public Radio
Transcript, September 2000.


Policing the Law
Minnesota Public Radio
Real Audio or Transcript, September 2000.


Electronic Eye on Human Rights
ABA Journal, September, 2000.

Evolution of Legal Web Sites
New York Law Journal, March 29, 2000.

Web Sites We Love (Guide to Web Sites for the Next Millenium)
American Lawyer, January 11, 2000.

Innovative Web Sites for Lawyers
New York Law Journal, October 12, 1999.

Web Sites Worth Your While
New York Law Journal, September 7, 1999.

Information Management for the 21st Century: Do Computer Screens Really Reflect Up?
Clearinghouse Review, July-August, 1999.

Pro Bono Hits the Net(login required)
The National Law Journal, June 14, 1999.

Virtual Public Interest Law Firm Unites the Legal Community for Pro Bono Work
Bar Leader Magazine, June 1999.

Internet Tools for Attorneys: Site of the Month
www.netlawtools.com, June 1999.

News in the Digital Age, Fellow Observer
Open Society Institute, Spring 1999.

A Virtual Law Firm for Lawyers Who Volunteer
New York Times CyberLaw Journal, April 16, 1999.

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