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Nearly Three-Fourths of America's Lawyers Do Pro Bono Work, According to a New ABA Study

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Pro bono work by America's lawyers is on the increase with nearly three-fourths of lawyers providing free legal services to disadvantaged individuals or to the organizations that serve them. That's one of the significant findings of a new study done by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service.

The study - Supporting Justice II: A Report on the Pro Bono Work of America's Lawyers - shows that lawyers do pro bono work at nearly three times the rate that members of the general population do volunteer work. Learn more

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