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Pro Bono Work

Pro bono work shouldn't be seen as a chore, but instead as a meaningful way to help others navigate through a complex legal system and find justice.

ABA Model Rule 6.1 states that it is the professional responsibility of each attorney to render at least 50 hours of pro bono work a year to those who need legal services but are unable to pay. But we shouldn’t aspire to do pro bono work simply because it’s recommended by the rules. It’s a meaningful way to help those in need, give voice to the voiceless, and help others better understand and appreciate the legal system that is often too convoluted to navigate alone.