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.

ProBono logo  Follow PLI's Pro Bono Group on LinkedIn, and on Twitter @ProBonoPLI. To view our Pro Bono August-December 2014 catalog, click here.

 

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Who's Speaking?
Liz Keith

Liz Keith ~ LawHelp Program Manager, Pro Bono Net
Speaking at Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 (Free) Practising Law Institute Mar. 31, 2015

Why You Should Attend

With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest ...

Rachel S. Blumenfeld

Rachel S. Blumenfeld ~ The Law Office of Rachel S. Blumenfeld
Speaking at Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2015 Practising Law Institute Mar. 23, 2015

Why You Should Attend

Consumer bankruptcy lawyers are the solution for millions of individuals facing financial difficulties. ...

 

Featured Seminar

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

Jan. 29, 2015

Practising Law Institute - New York, NY

Why you should attendRunning a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new legal issues related to innovative fundrai... Read More

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