Volunteer Panel Discussion: Why you should consider volunteering

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In celebration of Pro Bono Week, the Neighborhood Legal Clinics and Volunteer Legal Services Programs asked their volunteers a few questions about their experiences. We hope this discussion is a reminder of how valuable your pro bono work is, and if you’re not currently volunteering, why you should get involved.

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Self Help Plus from Patrick’s Point of View

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Patrick came to the Self Help Plus Program through a recommendation from one of his friends who used the Self Help Plus Program to obtain a Dissolution of Marriage. Patrick is a disabled man who has a difficult time reading and processing information. Due to his disability, it would have been extremely difficult for . . . → Read More: Self Help Plus from Patrick’s Point of View

Celebrate National Pro Bono Week October 20-26, 2013!

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Be sure to visit Pro Bono Dicta daily during National Pro Bono Week – October 20-26. Pro Bono Dicta will post a story about our volunteers, clients, and ways to get involved each day of the week!

The National Pro Bono Celebration focuses the nation’s attention on the increased need for pro bono services during . . . → Read More: Celebrate National Pro Bono Week October 20-26, 2013!

A Day in the Life of a Volunteer (with cartoons)

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By Sarah Shifley

Pro bono work is what I find most enjoyable about being a lawyer. Directly after law school, I began volunteering regularly with the Neighborhood Legal Clinics (NLC) and Volunteer Legal Services (VLS)

Currently, I take a shift at the Greenwood Clinic about once every six weeks. On clinic days, I ride my . . . → Read More: A Day in the Life of a Volunteer (with cartoons)

Take a Look at Pro Bono Dicta Next Week

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Next week Pro Bono Dicta is celebrating National Pro Bono Week by posting a new story, interview, or personal account from our staff, volunteers, and community partners each day of the week.

Be sure to take a look at our blog next week!

 

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October 23-29th Declared National Pro Bono Week

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Washington Supreme Court Celebrates National Pro Bono Week

October 03, 2011

The Washington Supreme Court has issued a proclamation celebrating National Pro Bono Week, October 23-29, 2011.

More than 5,000 public and private attorneys in Washington provide 75,000 hours of free attorney assistance each year to more than 20,000 low-income individuals. This volunteer legal assistance . . . → Read More: October 23-29th Declared National Pro Bono Week