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.
Nobody likes a bully - It feels good to be able to level the playing field.
It's an enticement for top law students to come to your firm.
It's very satisfying work. For the most part,
the clients are nice people who are very appreciative of your time.
It's the right thing to do -
this is one of our professional obligations for the privileged status we enjoy.