A Reinforcing Dynamic of Pro Bono and Client Contacts


Lawyers regularly engage in many civic and charitable activities, by volunteering, serving on bar association committees and boards of nonprofit organizations, and otherwise contributing to their communities. However laudable this may be, the profitability of their firm is ultimately the determining factor in whether they can afford to do such work. If client billings are not sufficient to support pro bono non-billable time, the commitment to serving the public will be tenuous at best.

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