Pursuing pro bono in-house – it’s not just for lawyers in private practice:
When lawyers leave private practice and go in-house many may feel they are no longer easily able to pursue pro bono work, but the reality is corporate and public sector lawyers have skills that are in demand. There also appears to be growing interest from the in-house bar in pursuing pro bono activities. After some queries from its members last year, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association struck a committee to evaluate ways to make it easier for in-house lawyers to explore their pro bono options, says Lawna Hurl, legal counsel with Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC in Calgary.
Read: Pursuing pro bono in-house at Canadian Lawyer Magazine