Nancy Eberhardt, Executive Director, is responsible for advancing the mission of Pro Bono Partnership and leading the staff and legal programs. Involved in all areas of the organization, Nancy sets strategy, provides operations and financial oversight, recruits volunteer attorneys, promotes client outreach and education, and serves as liaison to the Partnership’s Board of Directors.
Prior to her Executive Director appointment, Nancy was the Director of the Pro Bono Partnership New Jersey Program for 12 years. Before that, she was in private practice with a focus on environmental law. Nancy has served on the Pro Bono Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, as well as on the boards of multiple nonprofits, and has instructed in the Department of Public Administration at Kean University and in the Continuing Education program at the County College of Morris.. Nancy received the Judge Learned Hand Award from AJC, and has been presented with many community service awards and recognitions on behalf of the Partnership.
Nancy is admitted to the bar in New Jersey, and is a graduate of The College of William and Mary and of Rutgers School of Law — Newark.