Although Wake Forest law students have been engaged in pro bono work for many years, a formal Pro Bono Project was started during the 2009-2010 school year. Administered by a student executive board with the support and assistance of the law school administration and partnerships with local attorneys and legal services organizations, the Project provides free legal advice and services to community organizations.
Current activities of the Project include a new initiative that links Wake Forest University law students to youths in the juvenile-justice system in hopes of keeping the youths from getting in more trouble. Read more »
The Pro Bono Project also participated in two Wills Clinics this semester at the Legal Aid of North Carolina in Pembroke, N.C. Each student worked one-on-one with clients under the supervision of LANC Staff Attorney David Richardson. Read more »
The Pro Bono Project celebrated National Pro Bono Week by hosting a panel of local attorneys who are dedicated to pro bono work in a program on Thursday.
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