Key Elements of a Successful Pro Bono Program
Grant Palmer and Kathy Ochroch, members of Blank Rome's pro bono committee, authored the chapter, “Key Elements of a Successful Pro Bono Program” for Building a Pro Bono Practice Group: Leading Lawyers on Serving the Community’s Legal Needs.
Building a Pro Bono Practice Group provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on identifying and meeting the needs of nonpaying clients. Partners and chairs from some of the nation's leading law firms share their advice on establishing a dedicated pro bono group within an existing law firm. Covering topics from identifying the skill sets and passions at a firm to working with Legal Aid and other nonprofit services, these top attorneys guide readers through the necessary elements of creating a successful practice. Additionally, these leaders discuss the importance of balancing pro bono work with time spent on paying clients, and offer strategies for seamlessly integrating a pro bono group into a larger law firm.
The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this highly rewarding field.
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