Featured Videos for Pro Bono

Breaking Poverty Barriers to Equal Justice Training video from Lindquist

Matt Damon's Greeting to the International Senior Lawyers Project on Their 10th Anniversary

Bar Associations Videos

The Florida Bar President's Video Message - March 2012

Celebrate Pro Bono Videos

Alabama State Bar President Jim Pratt’s 2011 Pro Bono Week message

Florida One: One Client. One Attorney, One Promise

Several speakers describe the Florida One project and the need for pro bono, including Chief Justice Peggy Quince of the Florida Supreme Court and Judge William Van Nortwick of the First District Court.

For the Public Good: Pro Bono Works, a video by Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO).

Each month highlights a member of the legal community who is doing exemplary pro bono work. This October, to celebrate National Pro Bono Week 2011, four attorney volunteers shared their pro bono experiences. They hope this video will inspire other legal professionals to join them in working for the public good

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke Kicks Off Pro Bono Week

The video features Justice Burke talking about pro bono week.

Maryland State Bar Celebrates Pro Bono Week

The Maryland State Bar Association highlights the work of Maryland's pro bono attorneys. Speakers include Chief Judge Robert M. Bell of the Maryland Court of Appeals.

Ohio State Bar Association News Report on Pro Bono Week

Illinois Pro Bono’s Pro Bono Week

Texas Rio Grande Legal Services Community Justice Project

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Thanks Pro Bono Lawyers

Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson offers special thanks to Wisconsin's pro bono attorneys as part of the national pro bono week.

WWNT News (Alabama) Covers the State Proclamation

Law Firm Videos

How Jones Day Does Pro Bono

Sylvia Mayer, partner in Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Houston, talks about her firm's pro bono work

Video from Public Counsel (Los Angeles, California) We Believe in the Power of 1+1 Do You?

Dewey & LeBoeuf's pro bono video - What Inspires Us?




2018 Recipients Of The ABA Pro Bono Publico Award

Patrick Arenz – Robins Kaplan LLP – Minneapolis, MN

Deborah Coleman – &Coleman Law LLC – Cleveland, OH

Ballard Spahr LLP – Philadelphia, PA

View the Cooley Video

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP – New York, NY

View Pro Bono Publico Awards videos from previous years

Pro Bono Awards

Volunteer Lawyers Network of Hennepin County, MN.

Award video created by the Minnesota Council for Nonprofits and MAP for Nonprofits. Speakers include the Honorable Bruce Peterson, Chief Judge, Hennepin County District Court.

DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Community Economic Development Project

A 2010 Washington D.C. Economic Partnership Small Business Award goes to the DC Bar Pro Bono Program's Community Economic Development Project

Political Asylum Representation Project (PAIR)

Non profit organization honors law firm Goodwin Proctor for their advocacy.

Pro Bono Organizations

City Bar Justice Center 2010 Epstein Award Winners March 31, 2011 (New York City Bar Association)

Advocacy Tips for Representing Non English Speaking Clients (

Volunteer Lawyers Network Informational Video 2009 (Minnesota)

San Francisco Volunteer Legal Services Program (California)

Interviews with VLSP lawyers and clients.

Working Effectively with Pro Bono Clients (

Pro Bono Appeals and Public Service Announcements

Alabama State Bar Public Service Announcement

Alabama State Bar produced a public service announcement (PSA) to be used during the national celebration week.

Florida The One Promise Campaign -- Understanding Clients

Minnesota Volunteer Lawyers Network Video and Donation Web Page

Texas Access to Justice Commission - Pro Bono: The Difference is You

Washington State: Seattle University School of Law: Justice For All: Our Profession, Our Responsibility

Video produced by the Leadership Institute of the State Bar of Washington to inspire lawyers to give back through pro bono service. Speakers include Judge Richard Jones of the King County Superior Court and Judge Mary Yu of the King County Superior Court.

Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (Recruitment video)

Political Asylum Representation Project (PAIR) (Recruitment video)

Volunteer Highlight Videos

Engaging Law Students in Pro Bono Work (Illinois Legal Aid Online)

Law students in Illinois tell why they are doing pro bono work.

Live Help Expands Access to Justice (Illinois Legal Aid Online)

This video is about LiveHelp, the new instant messaging service on our pro se site, Law student volunteer "navigators" are interviewed.

Jordan Heinz March 2010 Illinois Pro Bono Attorney of the Month

Illinois Legal Aid Online: Featured pro bono attorneys

Monthly videos from Illinois Legal Aid Online featuring the work of pro bono attorneys throughout the state.