Pro Bono & Scholarships

Did You Know?

  • PLI provides pro bono training for the access to justice community, reflecting its deep commitment to the public service work of the legal profession.

  • Since 2008, PLI has developed a curriculum of free programs in practice areas critical to the representation of low-income clients - including housing, family law, government benefits, immigration, veterans issues, and more - to train legal services attorneys and attorneys in private practice to take on pro bono representation.

  • PLI works in collaboration with hundreds of legal aid and pro bono entities to develop and deliver programs to meet their most pressing professional development needs.

Pro Bono Privileged Membership - Free Access to All PLI Programs

PLI offers free Pro Bono Privileged Membership for nonprofits, legal aid organizations, and other pro bono groups, which provides all staff and volunteers access to any PLI Live, Webcast or On-Demand program.

For more information and to apply for a Pro Bono Privileged Membership, contact Pro Bono Membership Services.

PLI Scholarships

If you do not qualify for a Pro Bono Privileged Membership, apply for a scholarship for any Live, Webcast or On-Demand program.

PLI has awarded over 100,000 scholarships to legal aid, nonprofit and government attorneys/staff, attorneys engaged in pro bono work, judges, judicial law clerks, law professors, attorneys 65 or older, law students, unemployed attorneys and others with financial hardships. Click here to apply for a PLI scholarship.

Thank You!

Practising Law Institute thanks its Privileged Member Community (including law firm, corporate law department and individual customers) for their continuing support, which helps make our pro bono work possible.

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Who's Speaking?
Theresa Mesa

Theresa Mesa ~ Program Developer, Office of Legal Services, The State Bar of California
Speaking at Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free) Practising Law Institute Nov. 10, 2014

There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled. Medical and financial assistance

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Seth Perlman

Seth Perlman ~ Perlman & Perlman, LLP
Speaking at Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues Practising Law Institute Nov. 5, 2014

This program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.

 

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Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations (Free)

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Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

PLI recently offered training on basic Public Assistance and Food Stamps (SNAP) eligibility. The intricate web of rules for these two programs is further complicated by the fact that there are special rules for certain populations. Immigrants, people who are homeless, and people with disabilities are among the populations who experience various exceptions or modifications of the usual program rules and who are among those most in need of assistan... Read More

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