University of Idaho
Law School Pro Bono Programs
Director of Pro Bono Programs
Pro Bono Graduation Requirement Program
Description of Programs
Each student must complete 50 hours of pro bono legal service as a condition of graduation. The service must be provided without compensation and without academic credit. The requirement is met by work in any of the legal service categories enumerated in ABA Model Rule 6.1, regarding Pro Bono Publico Services .
Location of Programs
The pro bono program is a standalone program.
The pro bono program is staffed by a half-time faculty director with administrative support and a Pro Bono Service Board composed of students. The Pro Bono Service Board members serve as liaisons to community partners and work to increase student body engagement.
The program is funded by the law school's operating budget.
Faculty and Administrative Pro Bono
Pro Bono Service with Distinction is awarded to graduating students that complete more than 100 hours of pro bono service. One graduating student is selected each year for the Above and Beyond award for their dedication to pro bono service.
Alternative Winter or Spring Break Projects
Law School Public Interest Programs
Associate Dean of Faculty
Public Interest Centers
PI Career Support Center
Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP)