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Welcome to probono.net!

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!

Pro Bono Net News

This week, Pro Bono Net re-launched the probono.net/ny family of websites with a new look. We're thrilled about how the new, mobile friendly design will benefit our growing network of volunteer attorneys, legal advocates and law students, and our legal services and law firm partners who collaborate with us on probono.net/ny's resources for New York’s public interest legal community. We’re also grateful to the New York State IOLA Fund for its support of this initiative. Check it out and let us know what you think! This is the first of a series of new designs across the probono.net network this year, so stay tuned for more.

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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Also, click here for our FAQ. If you cannot find what you are looking for, click the Help link on any page, or contact us. 

 

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Learn about our pro bono practice management solution!

Download a Microsoft case study about how one firm increased its pro bono capacity.

Pro Bono Net Updates

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April 2017 - Pro Bono Net re-launched the probono.net/ny family of websites with a new look! Check it out and let us know what you think. This is the first of a series of new designs across the probono.net network this year, so stay tuned for more. 

March 2017 - LawHelpNY launched a new web page to provide immigrant New Yorkers with resources to protect and prepare themselves and their families. Tools for Immigrant New Yorkers, available in English and Spanish. Learn more HERE!

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Press Releases

2017

Pro Bono Net Salutes Volunteer Lawyers in Recognition of Volunteer Week 2017

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program and Pro Bono Net Collaborate on Launch of New Website For Veterans and Volunteer Attorneys

LawHelpNY Releases Online Tools for Immigrant New Yorkers

2016

Pro Bono Net Announces #GivingTuesday Challenge

Nationwide Resource Hotline for NonProfits to Navigate New Federal Overtime Regulations

LawHelp Offers Free Legal Tools & Resources to Connect Attorneys and Victims

More Pro Bono Net Press Releases

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Volunteer Profile

Margaret "Peggy" Wojkowski is the Co-Supervising Manager at the Self-Help Web Center at the Cook Country Circuit Court in Illinois. LEARN MORE

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