APBCo

APBCo

@APBCo

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Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) is primarily comprised of full-time pro bono partners, counsel & coordinators managing pro bono practices at law firms

Joined on December 10, 2012
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @APBCo and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

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Tweets with photos
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Ken Frazier, Merck: “For poor people, the legal issues they are confronting are existential issues happening in the every day. Civil justice is not a metaphysical thing. It is a real life issue for people.” #LSCForum

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Judge Jonathan Lippman: “Majority of Americans are unprepared for natural disasters. . . In the wake of disasters, legal issues abound...dealing with govt bureaucracy and trying to avoid scams. Marshaling the help of pro bono attorneys is a lifeline for many.” #LSCForum

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The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division have opened their pro bono hotline for Iowa Severe Storms & Flooding survivors https://bit.ly/2I9eBrg 

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Assuring those in need of legal counsel have fair access to lawyers is the key to living up to the ideals of our founding fathers, according to David Rubenstein, co-founder of @OneCarlyle #LSCLuncheon

Assuring those in need of legal counsel have fair access to lawyers is the key to living up to the ideals of our founding fathers, according to David Rubenstein, co-founder of @OneCarlyle #LSCLuncheon

NPR
22 days ago

A growing number of residents in New York City qualify for a first-in-the-nation program that provides free legal services to low-income tenants facing eviction.

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44 million: That’s how many American households go through the civil justice system each year. And too many cases are never resolved because people don't realize there's a legal solution. Follow All Rise to help fix this broken system.

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Preconferencing with @APBCo and fellow pro bono coordinators @mansour_nihad learning so much!
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Preconferencing with @APBCo and fellow pro bono coordinators @mansour_nihad learning so much!

The most perfect work day. Solving all the problems with all the best people. cc: @RepMGS @APBCo @LSCtweets

The most perfect work day. Solving all the problems with all the best people. cc: @RepMGS @APBCo @LSCtweets

We must work to improve access to justice and protect the rule of law. I am grateful for the opportunity spend time with members of @APBCo as they kick of their time in DC this week!
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We must work to improve access to justice and protect the rule of law. I am grateful for the opportunity spend time with members of @APBCo as they kick of their time in DC this week!

APBCo
a month ago

Will Congress Heed Trump’s Call To Nix Legal Aid Funder? @APBCo will continue to raise its voice in support of funding for the vital work of @LSCtweets. Please join us in urging Congress to maintain its bipartisan support of #LegalAid

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". . .the punitive administrative fees that Florida and other states impose on citizens should not deny anyone the right to vote."

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NLADA
a month ago
We urge Congress to reject the recommendation to eliminate the #LegalServicesCorporation. Full funding of #LSC will help ensure access to justice for all. Read our statement here >> http://www.nlada.org/node/23411  
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#SafeguardJustice

We urge Congress to reject the recommendation to eliminate the #LegalServicesCorporation. Full funding of #LSC will help ensure access to justice for all. Read our statement here >> http://www.nlada.org/node/23411  . #SafeguardJustice

NLADA
a month ago

Nominate a civil legal aid attorney, public defender, assigned counsel, or public interest lawyer who contributes to the enhancement of human dignity and quality of life for those unable to afford legal representation for the 2019 Kutak-Dodds Prizes:

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Just launched today, @AllRiseJustice is a new national campaign to fix our civil justice system so it works for everyone. Learn more & spread the word ➡️ http://allriseforciviljustice.org  #AllRiseforCivilJustice #a2j

Just launched today, @AllRiseJustice is a new national campaign to fix our civil justice system so it works for everyone. Learn more & spread the word ➡️ http://allriseforciviljustice.org  #AllRiseforCivilJustice #a2j

Today we’re excited to launch All Rise for Civil Justice, the national campaign to fix our civil justice system so it works for everyone. Together, we’ll help people protect their families, homes and livelihoods. Join us: http://www.allriseforciviljustice.org  #AllRiseForCivilJustice

Today we’re excited to launch All Rise for Civil Justice, the national campaign to fix our civil justice system so it works for everyone. Together, we’ll help people protect their families, homes and livelihoods. Join us: http://www.allriseforciviljustice.org  #AllRiseForCivilJustice

APBCo
a month ago

Quoted @LSCtweets

Task Force Co-Chair Jonathan Lippman calls on big firms to do more to support civil legal aid#disastertaskforce

Task Force Co-Chair Jonathan Lippman calls on big firms to do more to support civil legal aid#disastertaskforce

APBCo is proud to be a strong supporter of @LSCtweets. Work of LSC to identify and screen clients, training, mentoring, and expertise in #poverty practice areas, is vital to big firm #probono. Without adequate funding for LSC, we could not do the work we do for low income people.

APBCo
2 months ago

The right to counsel has been degraded and made illusory by huge workloads and lack of funding for public defense.

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NLADA
2 months ago
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Kutak-Dodds Prizes! Nominate a civil legal aid attorney or a public defender who reinforces the principle and reality of equal justice for all under the law today: http://ow.ly/z7QK50mpeGL  #SafeguardJustice #civillegalaidworks #rethinkjails

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Kutak-Dodds Prizes! Nominate a civil legal aid attorney or a public defender who reinforces the principle and reality of equal justice for all under the law today: http://ow.ly/z7QK50mpeGL  #SafeguardJustice #civillegalaidworks #rethinkjails

NLADA
2 months ago
Domestic violence impacts millions of women in the United States every year, but shelters and counseling are not what survivor's need most. Read more from @ConMonitorNews >> http://ow.ly/MX6j50lloGD 
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#SafeguardJustice #CivilLegalAidWorks #LegalAid #DomesticViolence

Domestic violence impacts millions of women in the United States every year, but shelters and counseling are not what survivor's need most. Read more from @ConMonitorNews >> http://ow.ly/MX6j50lloGD  . #SafeguardJustice #CivilLegalAidWorks #LegalAid #DomesticViolence

We're looking for a hero! Pro bono heroes, to be exact. You have one week to nominate someone for the 2019 ABA Pro Bono Publico Award - information at https://www.americanbar.org/groups/probono_public_service/projects_awards/pro_bono_publico_award/ … @ABAesq @ABABarServices @ABAYLD @ABALitigation @ABABusLaw @ABACPR @ABA_DR

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