The Value of Incorporating Pro Bono into Your Practice

Vol. 15 No. 10


Leor Barak is the Legal and Policy Program Manager at Community Legal Resources (CLR) in Detroit, Michigan.

Pro bono representation is an integral component of practicing law. It is a long-standing tradition in the legal profession, and nearly every bar association in the United States stresses the importance of doing pro bono work. Aside from the ethical imperative, there are numerous reasons to include pro bono work in your practice, including its practical benefits to your career. Three important benefits are skill development, marketing and client development, and enjoyment and fulfillment.

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