April 01, 2016 Giving Back

Giving Back During the ABA’s Day of Service

Stephen B. Rosales, Kathleen J. Hopkins, Jaime Hawk

Each year the American Bar Association designates the last week of October as the National Pro Bono Celebration (celebrateprobono.org). This annual celebration is the rallying point for legal professionals around the country (indeed, even abroad) to encourage, grow, and celebrate efforts to ensure equal access to justice and provide service to our communities. Last year, ABA President Paulette Brown kicked it up a notch, establishing a new initiative called “And Justice for All: An ABA Day of Service” during the National Pro Bono Celebration. ABA members and staff, including President Brown herself, contributed their time, talents, and experience by providing pro bono and community service. Here’s what she had to say about the event in her ABA President’s Update of December 1, 2015:

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