American Bar Association
 
Pro Bono Committee

ABA Section of Business Law


Pro Bono Committee


About the Committee

Committee Mission Statement

The mission of the Pro Bono Committee is to be the nexus between the Business Law Section and the legal profession’s pro bono and legal aid community. The Committee implements the Section's pro bono goals through development and support of model business pro bono projects and activities and outreach to the pro bono legal aid communities.

Committee Facts

  • One hundred thirty-three members
  • Three to four meetings a year, two of them in-person at the Section Spring Meeting and the ABA Annual Meeting
  • Selection of National Public Service Award recipients (the only nationwide pro bono award for business lawyers)
  • Guest presentations at Committee meetings on cutting-edge transactional pro bono projects
  • Member discussion of legal aid and pro bono policy developments that impact the profession
  • Sponsored CLE programs on topics of interest to volunteer business attorneys
  • Dedicated Business Law Today coverage of business law pro bono
  • Outreach opportunities at meeting locations
  • Committee newsletters that report on legal developments and Committee activities

Areas of Expertise

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Community development
  • Consumer bankruptcy
  • Consumer finance
  • Select matters of professional responsibility

Committee Participation Opportunities
Pro Bono Committee members may volunteer for any of these Committee activities:
  • National Public Service Award
  • Programming Design
  • Publications
  • Section Relations
  • Special Projects

To volunteer for any of these Committee activities, contact Pro Bono Committee leaders or contact the staff at gina.dickinson@americanbar.org.

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Leadership

Chair:

Lowe, Kimberly

Vice-Chairs:

Quinn, John
Zierdt, Candace

Committee Roster  


Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    What Everyone Should Know About the Unique Issues that Arise in Healthcare Business Bankruptcies

    12/21/2017-12/21/2017

    The healthcare industry consumes almost 20% of the nation's GDP, but it isin turmoil. Bloomberg technology reports a likely wave of hospital andother medical companies filing bankruptcy in the coming year (TiffanyKary, The next U.S. Restructuring Epidemic: Sick Healthcare Companies,www.bloomberg.news.com, ...

    2018 Consumer Financial Services Committee Meeting

    01/06/2018-01/09/2018
    Grand Summit At Canyons Village
    Park City

    **PLEASE START ON THIS PAGE FOR REGISTRATION AND TO ADD TICKETS FOR THE COMMITTEE DINNER TO YOUR EXISITING REGISTRATION** TO ADD DINNER TICKETS TO AN EXISTING REGISTRATION: Click on Register Now, which will prompt you to log-in with your ABA credentials. After logging in, click ...

    2018 Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Meeting

    01/18/2018-01/20/2018
    La Playa Beach & Golf Resort
    Naples

    **PLEASE START ON THIS PAGE FOR REGISTRATION AND TO ADD TICKETED EVENTS (LUNCH) TO YOUR REGISTRATION** TO ADD EVENTS TO AN EXISTING REGISTRATION: Click on Register Now, which will prompt you to log-in with your ABA credentials. After logging in, click on View Registration. Find the Select ...


Materials


ABA Center for Pro Bono - Business Law Project


Listserve

In order to send a message to the listserve, send a message to the email address below. You must be a member of the Committee to successfully send a message to the listserve.

BL-PROBONO@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here.


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Modified by Graham Hunt on October 16, 2017

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