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For Immediate Release

              

Pro Bono Net Announces LawScribe Sponsorship

 

New York (March 9, 2009)Pro Bono Net, the nonprofit leader in innovative programs that increase access to justice, today announced it has received sponsorship from LawScribe, one of the world’s leading Legal Process Outsourcing companies.

 

Over the past 10 years, Pro Bono Net has created a broad and powerful network of nonprofit legal aid providers, courts and bar associations across the United States.  This network uses two innovative web-based platforms—www.probono.net and www.lawhelp.org—to recruit and support volunteer lawyers and to provide direct information and self-help tools for low-income people facing legal problems.  Probono.net is the leading online resource for lawyers serving the public good, providing access to training, resources and opportunities to make it easy to volunteer.  LawHelp.org offers state-based legal referrals, know-your-rights information and a variety of self-help tools. 

 

“We are pleased to partner with Pro Bono Net to help improve the delivery of legal services to the disadvantaged,” said Kunoor Chopra, LawScribe’s CEO and President.   “At LawScribe we strive to be at the forefront of the LPO industry, and for us this includes a dedication to the cause of increasing access to justice for those in need.”

 

“At a time when the need for legal aid is increasing tremendously, we truly appreciate LawScribe’s support,” said Mark O’Brien, Executive Director of Pro Bono Net. “The commitment of LawScribe and our other sponsors enables Pro Bono Net to continue connecting people in need with free legal assistance, and to develop new programs that allow pro bono and legal aid organizations to respond to emergent needs.”

  

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About Pro Bono Net

Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to justice through innovative uses of technology and increased volunteer lawyer participation. Founded in 1998 with support from the Open Society Institute, Pro Bono Net has created a broad and powerful network of nonprofit legal organizations, courts and bar associations across the United States. Its platforms have been adopted in 30 states and regions, reaching approximately two-thirds of the poverty population and lawyers in the United States. For more information, please visit www.probono.net.

 

About LawScribe

LawScribe is one of the world's leading Legal Process Outsourcing companies. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Gurgaon, India, LawScribe provides high-quality, cost- effective, legal support services to law firms and corporations. LawScribe serves clients around the globe including Am Law 100 law firms, Fortune 500 companies and national legal organizations. LawScribe provides services in the following areas: e-discovery and document review, intellectual property, corporate transactional, legal research and support.

 

Media Contacts

 Pam Weisz

Pro Bono Net

212-760-2554 x485

pweisz@probono.net

 

Mark Ross

LawScribe

818-442-4615

mross@law-scribe.com

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