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D.C. BAR PRO BONO INITIATIVE
D.C. Law Firms Contributed
Almost 1 Million Pro Bono Hours in 2018!
Last year, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Initiative Signatory Firms
devoted 967,626 hours to pro bono service - a record-breaking
achievement. Since 2001, the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Initiative has
encouraged the District's law firms to commit to pro bono legal
services at specified levels and track their progress in an
annual survey submitted to the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center.
"Lawyers in D.C. are more dedicated to pro bono service
than lawyers anywhere else in the country," says D.C. Bar
Pro Bono Center Executive Director Rebecca K. Troth. "We hope
that even more lawyers will be inspired to serve low-income
D.C. residents in need in the coming year."

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Kirkland & Ellis associates secured a favorable
housing settlement for their client, Ms. A. (center).
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Akin Gump attorneys successfully brokered a settlement in a
case placed through the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, for a group
of tenants (third and fourth from left) facing eviction.

An average of 4.9% of all billable hours
devoted to pro bono work
Crowell & Moring attorneys celebrated their victory
representing an asylee (second from right).

Enroll your firm in the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Initiative: probono@dcbar.org.



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Going Above and Beyond feature
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Pro Bono Effect
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Ask the Ethics Experts
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