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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Lauren E. Aguiar

Lauren E. Aguiar ~ Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Speaking at Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice 2015 Practising Law Institute Feb. 26, 2015

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Are you up-to-date on the important developments in federal civil practice and the implications of these ...

Lorraine S. McGowen

Lorraine S. McGowen ~ Partner and Chair of Diversity Initiatives, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Speaking at Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015 Practising Law Institute Feb. 19, 2015

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The challenges of creating an inclusive work environment remain great. At this year’s Diversity ...

 

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Why You Should Attend Attorneys interested in representing unaccompanied immigrant children will learn the framework for legal relief for these clients and effective strategies for working with children.  What You Will Learn How removal proceedings against children are conducted, and some of the key affirmative defenses available under US immigration law Eligibility requirements and procedural steps in seeking special immig... Read More

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