Attorneys at Kelley Drye Contribute to Record Number of Pro Bono Service in 2020
Kelley Drye and 64 other D.C. law firms stepped up to help neighbors in need of legal assistance by providing a record 1,049,139 hours of pro bono work in 2020. Of those hours, 52 percent were devoted to assisting D.C. residents of limited means or the organizations that serve them, according to the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center’s latest Pro Bono Initiative Report.
Each year the Pro Bono Center surveys participants of the Pro Bono Initiative, where signatory firms pledge to meet minimum benchmarks for pro bono legal services. In 2020, 9,328 attorneys engaged in pro bono work, with each attorney contributing an average of 91 pro bono hours.
You can read the full report here.