Pro Bono Partnership’s Website: New Look. Better Functionality.

In April, Pro Bono Partnership launched its redesigned website, www.probonopartner.org, to provide nonprofits, legal volunteers, donors, and community constituencies with easy-to-find information on pro bono legal services, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs and resources. Executive Director Marcia Levy explained, “Our new website will serve as a digital hub for nonprofit organizations seeking free, high-quality legal…

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A New Website Thanks to New Donors

Last spring, for the first time in Pro Bono Partnership’s history, a new donor — the Jeniam Foundation — posed a Matching Challenge of $20,000 to support Pro Bono Partnership’s educational and outreach efforts. The centerpiece project would be a website redesigned to engage and expand our network of current and prospective clients and volunteers, as…

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Organizational Best Practices: Corporate Compliance Plans

Nonprofits are required to adhere to state and federal regulation and legislation. While its philanthropic mission is the driving force behind an  organization, legal obligations must be taken into consideration. A Corporate Compliance Plan can be a valuable tool that can help facilitate a nonprofit’s accountability and transparency, aid in the discovery of illegal or…

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Message from Marcia Levy, Executive Director

One of the great insights I’ve gained over this past year and a half at the helm, is that the Pro Bono Partnership experience extends beyond legal work done within office walls. It is about partnering with the finest legal and nonprofit professionals who achieve meaningful change in today’s critical societal issues. It is about…

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Pride and Dignity in the Workplace

June is LGBT Pride Month, an opportunity for all of us to reflect on important moments in history — from the June 1969 Stonewall Riots in the West Village to the June 26, 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which made marriage equality the law of the land. We at Pro Bono Partnership honor our…

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The Pro Bono Partnership Pundit: Treating Gender-Affirmed and Gender-Diverse People with Dignity and Respect Is Easy

May 17, 2016 — This post was originally published on The Dodge Blog by Christine Michelle Duffy, Senior Staff Attorney (New Jersey Office). People whose gender identity or expression transgresses gender stereotypes still face rampant discrimination; however, just a little common sense, some training, and the usual tools of the trade of the human resource…

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