Nonprofits Benefit from DLA Piper’s Real Estate Expertise

DLA Piper attorney Brian Hochleutner was working as a litigator after law school when he got involved in a real estate case and found himself fascinated by the ins and outs of real estate law. Over the next few years,

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Goodwin Attorney Plays Key Role in Supporting New Nonprofits

Fourteen years ago, when Lawyers Clearinghouse and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) teamed up to host a workshop series on nonprofit incorporation, they reached out to Sue Abbott, then an associate at Goodwin Procter, to see if she was

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Greater Boston Legal Services: Carrying on Boston’s Long-Held Tradition of Serving the Poor

The following piece was written by Access to Justice Fellow John Carroll. As an Access to Justice Fellow, John is working with the Equal Justice Coalition (EJC) to create an accurate account of the origins of civil legal services in Massachusetts. Over

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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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