Supporting Pro Bono: Kathy McGrath

Attorney Kathy McGrath, Assistant Vice President and Senior Corporate Counsel at Liberty Mutual, was first connected with Lawyers Clearinghouse over a decade ago, when lawyers from Mintz Levin invited members of the Liberty Mutual Legal Department to join them at

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Helping the Homeless: FM Global

There was no formal pro bono program in place at FM Global in 2013 when attorney Jon Mishara took over the management of the Rhode Island-based insurance company’s legal department as senior vice president and general counsel, so he quickly

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Serving Nonprofits: Eric Teasdale

Attorney Eric Teasdale, Senior Counsel and Compliance Leader at GE Oil & Gas, first heard about the Clinic in a Box from a colleague who thought it sounded like an interesting volunteer opportunity. A group of GE lawyers signed up

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McDermott Lawyer Finds Time for Pro Bono Amid Busy Practice

As a corporate attorney at McDermott, Will & Emery, Jennifer Bock spends most of her time focused on transactional work related to mergers and acquisitions, finance, and other business matters. It’s a fast-paced job that sees her managing the portfolios

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Massachusetts Legal Clinic for the Homeless Expands

A $100,000 grant from Cummings Foundation has enabled Lawyers Clearinghouse to expand and improve its Legal Clinic for the Homeless Program. While Massachusetts has made strides to reduce homelessness among individuals, veterans, and families, there are still many living on

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Access to Justice Fellows Program Kicks off Fifth Year

On September 22, more than a hundred members of the pro bono legal community gathered at the John Adams Courthouse to help Lawyers Clearinghouse kick off another year of the Access to Justice Fellows Program. Seventy-four lawyers and retired judges

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Join the Legal Clinic Panel at the Lawyers Clearinghouse

The Legal Clinic Panel is composed of volunteer attorneys that handle pro bono cases with the assistance of the Clearinghouse’s resources and mentoring capacity. Our pro bono clients are indigent individuals that stay at homeless shelters or are in danger

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Firm partners with in-house counsel to serve nonprofits

On June 14, Lawyers Clearinghouse offered an innovative joint training and consultation session for pro bono lawyers and nonprofits interested in learning more about creating a written information security program (WISP). Morgan Lewis, in partnership with the legal departments from Bank

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Clearinghouse honors Michael Fish and breaks past fundraising record at 28th Annual Meeting

There was a lot to celebrate on the evening of June 1, when nearly 200 members of the legal, nonprofit, and business communities gathered at the Boston office of Nixon Peabody to help Lawyers Clearinghouse honor Mike Fish, President and

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Lawyers Clearinghouse awarded $100,000 grant

BOSTON – Lawyers Clearinghouse is pleased to announce that it has been named as a recipient of a $100,000 grant through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. One-hundred local nonprofits were chosen out of a total of 479 applicants, after

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