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Bar Journal - December 1, 2003

Reasons to Do Pro Bono

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Reasons to Do Pro Bono

By Jon Ross

Whether you make a poor, average, or good living as a lawyer,
that living is coming out of your community and you should give something back.

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Nobody likes a bully - It feels good to be able to level the playing field.

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It's an enticement for top law students to come to your firm.

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It's very satisfying work. For the most part,
the clients are nice people who are very appreciative of your time.

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It's the right thing to do -
this is one of our professional obligations for the privileged status we enjoy.

 

 

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