Pro Bono Week

This week is national celebrate pro bono week which celebrates attorneys doing pro bono work.  Administer Justice reached out to one of our leading volunteer attorneys, Steve Keist.  He submitted this blog to encourage others in the joy of pro bono service. by Steve Keist All lawyers become aware of the inequities embedded in our…

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By Justina Uram-Mubangu Justina is the Executive Director of Good Samaritan Advocates, an affiliated Gospel Justice Center in the Washington DC area.  This article was published as the feature story in the October 2014 edition of the Virginia Lawyer magazine, the official publication of the Virginia State Bar. I’ll never forget the first time I…

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Hon. Lora J. Livingston is judge of the 261st District Court in Travis County, Texas (Austin).  She has served on the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, and the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants (SCLAID).  She currently serves on the ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and…

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One in three Americans cannot afford an attorney.  When the legal issues they face involve protection from fraud, abuse, exploitation, and unfair practices that threaten their families, housing, health and stability, the need for access to justice is critical.  Every day more than 4,300 single moms, senior citizens, vets and others are turned away from…

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