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    • 30 Mar 2011

    Pro Bono Commitment: Lawyers Motivated by Personal Fulfillment to Use Their Skills for the Public Good

    Survey Conducted by LexisNexis and Pro Bono Net Finds Lawyers Motivated by Personal Fulfillment to Use Their Skills for the Public Good March 29, 2011 - NEW YORK - LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com ) and Pro Bono Net ( http://www.probono.net/ ) today announced the results of a new study indicating that pro bono work is heavily ingrained in the legal profession, and is driven primarily by a sense of personal commitment...
    • 10 Mar 2011

    Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Legal Internships

    Worried about the lack of internships for law students? What if I told you that applications for 700 funded summer positions are available one week from today? While other legal entities are cutting back on their summer internship programs, Equal Justice Works is accepting 700 law students into its Summer Corps program this year (an increase from the 541 positions offered last year). Summer Corps members will receive...
    • 7 Dec 2010

    PUBLIC INTEREST LAW INITIATIVE ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    The Executive Committee of the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) announced last week that they have appointed Michael G. Bergmann as Executive Director as of December 1, 2010. Bergmann, who joined PILI in 2006 as Pro Bono Initiative Director, has most recently served as PILI's Director of Programs where he expanded and advanced PILI's Pro Bono Initiative and played a critical role in assuring the success of...
    • 12 Nov 2010

    Alternative & Pro Bono Career Exploration

    If an alternative legal career is your goal, or you are looking for pro bono opportunities in order to add legal experience to your resume, this webcast provides advice for finding those positions. Editor and Publisher of the ABA Journal, Edward Adams and President & CEO of the Pro Bono Institute, Esther F. Lardent, offer valuable advice about the rewards and benefits of alternative legal careers. Click this...
    • 4 Nov 2010

    LexisNexis Group Global CMO, Barbara Cooperman, Honored by the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York

    Barbara Cooperman, LexisNexis Group CMO On Wednesday, Barbara Cooperman, Global Chief Marketing Officer for LexisNexis Group , was honored at the 18 th Annual Women of Distinction Breakfast hosted by the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York. Cooperman was honored along with six other women for inspiring through leadership. In her acceptance speech while proudly displaying her Girl Scout sash, Cooperman noted that...
    • 17 Aug 2010

    New Online System Connects Pro Bono Legal Professionals

    Free resource on IllinoisProBono.org makes pro bono work more accessible, efficient and effective for both attorneys and clients. Legal professionals across Illinois can now easily find help with pro bono cases thanks to the Pro Bono Case Pairing and Mentor Matching System, an innovative new resource on IllinoisProBono.org . Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) developed and launched the online system in partnership...
    • 27 Apr 2010

    Volunteers Help High School Students Prepare for SAT

    This spring, 15 LexisNexis employees volunteered to provide support and encouragement to a group of promising Black and Hispanic high school students in New York City. The students were selected to participate in an SAT prep program offered through the New York University Stern School of Business' Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students (AHBBS) Alumni and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)...
    • 14 Apr 2010

    Pro Bono Work: Come Share Your Experiences & Register for a Webinar

    Martindale-Hubbell Connected will be hosting its Pro Bono event during the last two weeks of April, coinciding with National Volunteer Week, which takes place April 18-24. Our Alliance Partner, Pro Bono Net , will host the event in their group on Connected. Event highlights will include a webinar, "Pro Bono and Your Career," scheduled for Thursday, April 22, at 4 pm EST. Confirmed panelists include: Peggy...
    • 9 Apr 2010

    International Bar Association's Outstanding Young Lawyer

    The International Bar Association's (IBA) "Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year" award was created in 2008 through the partnership of LexisNexis and the IBA, the world's leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. During the opening session of the Young Lawyers Committee at the IBA Annual Conference, the award ceremony occurs. At that moment, according...
    • 6 Mar 2010

    Summer Internships in Public Interest Law

    Application Process Continues for Public Interest Law Initiative's (PILI) Summer 2010 Law Student Internship Program Each summer, PILI funds dozens of 400-hour internships for first and second-year law students from across the country to work at public interest law agencies in the Chicago area. Many PILI Interns provide low-income and disenfranchised clients with critically needed legal assistance. Other...
    • 6 Mar 2010

    Public Interest Law Fellowships

    Applications Now Being Accepted for the Public Interest Law Initiative's (PILI) Graduate Fellowship Program Through its Graduate Fellowship Program, PILI offers new law school graduates who have already received an offer from a law firm the opportunity to work 300 hours during the summer after their graduation at one of more than 50 public interest law agencies. PILI Fellowships provide the scheduling flexibility...