We’re Celebrating Twice on May 1st!!

May 1st is a special day on two fronts for The Pro Bono Project – we'll be in our new office at the New Orleans Exchange Centre, [LINK to article] and it's GiveNOLA Day!

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Louisiana Bar Foundation Awards Grant To Help Immigrant Families

The Pro Bono Project was thrilled to accept a check on Thursday, May 18 from the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Community Partnership Panel. The Project was awarded a $6,705 grant to begin a new program offering pro bono Provisional Custody By Mandate (PCBM) clinics for the immigrant population.

Right now, there is an acute need for this pro bono work.

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Law Students Open the New Year at The Project

It didn't take long after the January 1st for law students to arrive at The Pro Bono Project. Staff welcomed students from America University Washington College of Law during the week of January 2-6 and from University of Wisconsin Law School, January 9-13.

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It's October: National Pro Bono Celebration Is Here

For the past seven years, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service has shined the spotlight during October on the increasing need for pro bono services, and the lawyers and other professionals who lend their time and talent to those who cannot afford, but need, the services of a civil lawyer.  

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Barry Law In The House ...

It's the end of the semester and Barry University School of Law sent three of its best and brightest - Kenneth Ejene, Mylika Morton and Stacey Schwartz - to The Pro Bono Project during the week of Memorial Day, May 26 to 29.

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Volunteers On Parade ...

Even though we have a small staff - only 7 of us - we get a lot done thanks to our volunteers. Over the past several weeks, the office was filled with lawyers, students and a host of people who give their time, skills and energy to The Project in a number of different ways.

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