5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Pro Bono Work

Law360, New York (May 20, 2014, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The legal industry's desire to get the most bang for its buck doesn't stop at paid client work. But even as pro bono programs are becoming more and more central to firm recruiting and marketing and a higher priority for many younger lawyers, the trends aren't all positive for BigLaw pro bono.

The industry's contribution of free legal service has leveled off in recent years after taking a fall following the 2008 financial crisis, prompting more firms to take a hard look at where they can bring more discipline and efficiency to pro bono management.

Experts say that even well-run programs...

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