Pro Bono Law

  • David Scott’s death ‘a staggering loss’

    David Scott’s death ‘a staggering loss’

    Mar 25, 2019

    David Scott was making phone calls in support of Law Help Ontario Centres, which provides pro bono services to those in need, as recently as last week.

  • Pro Bono Students Canada names new national director

    Pro Bono Students Canada names new national director

    Feb 5, 2019

    For Pro Bono Students Canada, the search for a new national director is over because Brittany Twiss will be filling that role starting early April.

  • Want to help Pro Bono Ontario? Lower your fees

    Nov 19, 2018

    Last week Pro Bono Ontario dropped the bombshell that they would be forced to shutter their offices in Toronto and Ottawa because of a $500,000 funding gap. Private funders, apparently, can no longer support the program. So, civil lawyers took to the opinion pages and social media to defend the little guy.

  • Support builds in effort to stop closure of pro bono centres

    Support builds in effort to stop closure of pro bono centres

    Nov 12, 2018

    Donations to help Pro Bono Ontario keep the doors open at three Law Help Centres in Toronto and Ottawa are building, along with pressure on government and the Law Society of Ontario to help with funding for the non-profit organization.