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Pro Bono Net Celebrates National ‘Celebrate Pro Bono’ Week

  • Organization: Pro Bono Net
  • Document Type: Article/News
  • Creation Date: Friday, October 25, 2013
  • Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
  • Attachment(s): HTM

National Celebrate Pro Bono Week focuses the nation's attention on the increasing need for pro bono and acknowledges the dedication and unprecedented response of attorneys who volunteer their services throughout the year.

Pro Bono Net is proud to have partnered with the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service on the 2013 Celebrate Pro Bono website (www.celebrateprobono.org). As part of the week-long celebration this year (Oct. 20 - 26, Pro Bono Net is pleased to once again present a series of blog posts gathered from members of the legal community on our blog Connecting Justice Communities (www.probono.net/blog).

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • Practising Law Institute
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Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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