DC Pro Bono Week 2022 takes place from October 23–29 and offers lots of opportunities to do pro bono work, learn new pro bono skills, meet other pro bono lawyers, and expand your pro bono horizons. Click for the full schedule of events.
We are now accepting nominations for our 2022 Legal Services Award and Government Pro Bono Award. Each year at our Awards Ceremony, we recognize the extraordinary work of some of the District’s most dedicated public-interest and government pro bono lawyers. Our 2022 Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 1.
Our Legal Services Award recognizes a dynamic legal-services lawyer who represents low-income clients, works to improve access to justice, or thinks creatively to solve difficult legal problems. Our Government Pro Bono Award commends a dedicated government lawyer who also volunteers time to organize pro bono efforts or represent low-income clients.
Nomination materials are due by 5 pm ET on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. The awards criteria and nomination instructions are here.
On Thursday, July 7, 2021, lawyers, law students, and legal professionals around the country attended our 34th annual Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery event. Our panel of journalists who cover the Court talked about the unusual recently concluded term. The discussion started off with everyone agreeing that it was a momentous term for a number of reasons.
At our final panel discussion of the 2022 Summer Forum, we discussed immigration and human rights. Read on to find out how you can help.
On Thursday, June 23 the fourth Summer Forum 2022 panel discussion was held regarding civil rights and civil liberties. Read on to find out how you can join the fight.
On Thursday, June 16, we held the third panel discussion of our 2022 Summer Forum focused on opportunities in criminal law and the death penalty. Find out how you can help below.
In our second panel discussion, we explored the variety of legal needs of low and moderate-income families in DC and across the country. Find out how you can help below.