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Disaster Relief: Lawyers Pitching In (PBEye)

Monday, June 06, 2011

This post from the PBEye, the blog of the Pro Bono Institute, discusses how lawyers, in the face of a seemingly endless string of natural diasters, can volunteer to assist those who are striken. 

Examples of ways that attorneys can offer pro bono assistance include: 

  • Staffing Clinics and Hotlines
  • Developing Legal Resources and Manuals
  • Litigating on Behalf of Victims
  • Visiting the Disaster Site

Read the entire for more details on how to thughtfully and efffectively render assistance.

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