Standards for Programs Providing Civil Pro Bono Legal Services to People of Limited Means (Paperback)
Organized Pro Bono programs have existed in the United States for over a century, and provide options for those who may not have access to legal services. Due to the changing nature and the multiple types of Pro Bono programs the Standards for Programs Providing Civil Pro Bono Legal Services to Persons of Limited Means provides guidance on the necessary elements of an effective pro bono program. This includes finding volunteers, meeting the clients' needs, and providing high quality service for volunteer lawyers and clients. Whether your program is new or already established, the Standards for Programs Providing Civil Pro Bono Legal Services to Persons of Limited Means provides the necessary tools to create a successful, effective, and efficient program.
Cheryl Zalenski is the director for the ABA's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, that provides technical assistance and means for encouraging pro bono activity to and among pro bono programs, bar associations, legal services programs, law firms, corporate legal departments, and other segments of the legal profession.