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Pro bono work is good for the soul, good for the community, and good for business.
Pro bono work can be immensely fulfilling—and can teach you about the practice of law.
Recent surveys by the ABA reveal the outsized contributions of the nation’s solo and small firm lawyers.
The flexibility you gain as a solo can help you find the time to volunteer.
As with anything else in your practice, you need a plan to properly develop a community-service orientation for your firm.
Pro bono and low bono clients can become a key to your success.
Nothing can compare to the feeling of helping a young adult overcome the label of abused, abandoned, or neglected.
Serving occasionally as an acting judge gets this lawyer back into the courtroom and gives him a fresh legal experience.
Why not partner with educators to support students who need all the help they can get to overcome the obstacles they face?
Artists are small business operators who need tax advice, entity advice, and advice on commercial leases.
Lawyers rarely have ongoing relationships with clients. But as a Big, you become part of the family.
Give a few hours every month to those who need your help the most by serving your local VLP.
It’s a real thrill to see the kids having fun while learning science, math, engineering, and, yes, maybe even a little “law.”
Getting involved opens a whole new world of relationships with animals and their guardians.
Providing leadership is about taking advantage of the opportunities to make a difference, small or large.
Solo the therapy dog visits retirees and the chronically ill in the local nursing home. Perhaps your dog could help, too.
Nothing can replace the opportunity to see your son grow and mature.
Pro bono disaster legal services delivery begins by successfully connecting those with disaster-created legal issues to attorneys ready to help.
These easy tips will help you sharpen your speaking skills.
Prepare for the rigors, responsibilities, and rewards of leaving a big firm to be the star of your own show.
The federal responses to 9/11 led to unprecedented increases in detentions and deportations.
Courts are divided over whether continuous GPS device monitoring constitutes a search.
Recent legislation and rules reflect a better understanding of the role of emotion in the mortgage markets.
Lawyers acknowledge the importance of data security, but in practice they do little to secure their data while in transit.
The Division is partnering with KIND to help children facing deportation proceedings without legal representation.
GPSolo magazine is now bimonthly; online CLE; Nominating Committee report; Solo and Small Firm Resource Center
Check out these ABA books, CLE programs, and web resources on pro bono work, community service, and related topics.
Learn how one attorney found career satisfaction—and shed 60 pounds—after setting up a solo practice in Mexico.
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Follow these tips and you’ll reach potential clients in your practice area—without donning a sales cloak.