This year’s Justice For All Ball celebrates the event’s 30th year. In celebration of this milestone, over the next few weeks, we'll recognize some of the people and stories which make the Justice For All Ball such a special occasion for everyone. Beginning with two remembrances from past JFAB committee chairs, we'll post future stories on the website and our Facebook page.Read More
The house was full on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 for The Project's annual Volunteer Appreciation Awards and Reception at Jones Walker, which followed the year-end Professionalism CLE, "Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Discovery." (See related story: CLE)
Thanks to all who turned out to applaud their colleagues for their tremendous efforts in 2015, which saw more than 2,200 people helped in just over 1,400 cases handled by our volunteers.Read More
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing." No one knew that better than the woman who spoke those words, the activist, author and educator, Helen Keller.
For more than 29 years, The Pro Bono Project has been the daring adventure of my life - there was no road map when I began. Organizations like The Project were just coming online in the mid-1980s and it was a unique challenge at the time. Today, more than 1,000 similar organizations exist across the country - we were among the pioneers.
Now, I am ready to take on a new 'daring adventure.'Read More
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.Read More
As we approach National Pro Bono Celebration (NPBC) week, it occurs to me that pro bono work is happening around us all the time.
Since pro bono is such a part of the culture of the legal industry, we are often forget that 'volunteers' help to power most communities.
Where would this city, this region, this nation be without the many volunteers that come to the aid of organizations that serve those in need?
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.Read More
The kick-off meeting of the 2015 Justice For All Ball Committee was held on April 7, 2015 at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse in the Hilton Hotel on the River.Read More
There's a new rule in town that gives The Project's volunteer lawyers and the hundred of other attorneys in Louisiana a leg up on earning their annual CLE credits.Read More
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.Read More
See who's been opening doors and getting some great experience at The Project from law schools in the Midwest and locally.Read More
When The Pro Bono Project begins the process of choosing an Honorary Chair for the Justice For All Ball, we’re always looking for someone who is active as a business and community leader.Read More
(New Orleans, LA) – The Pro Bono Project is ‘powering up’ to celebrate its 26th annual Justice For All Ball. This year’s Honorary Chair, Marcus V. Brown, Entergy Corporation’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and his colleagues will help The Pro Bono Project light up The Audubon Tea Room on Friday, September 19, 2014, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight; a private patron party will precede the Ball. This year’s Justice For All Ball is themed “Opening Doors."Read More
New Board Members were welcomed with the New Board Member Orientation and the year's first Board meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at The Bar Center.Read More