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Featured ArticlesAn Inside Look at Solo and
Small Firm Attorney Pro Bono
By Melanie Kushnir
While small firm and solo lawyers agree on the need for pro bono legal services, many say the demands of time and a lack of resources make it difficult, if not impossible, for them to contribute.
At the 2006 Annual Meeting, the ABA House of Delegates adopted Resolutions 121A1 and 1052 which, in part, urge solo and small firm lawyers to perform pro bono and community service (respectively).
2009 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award Recipients
The ABA Pro Bono Publico Award is presented each year by the Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service to honor individual lawyers, law firms, law schools, government attorney offices, corporate law departments and other institutions in the legal profession that have enhanced the human dignity of others by improving or delivering volunteer legal services to the poor.
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