Why Are You a Pro Bono Attorney?

Brenda B. Baker — Volunteer Lawyers Project, Corpus Christi

The practice of law is a service profession. Providing services to those who cannot otherwise afford to pay legal fees is just part of the commitment to service. It is an obligation; it is also a privilege. As legal professionals we have unique opportunities to contribute time and talent to the needs of the unfortunate.

This post is part of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid’s recognition of Celebrate Pro Bono Week 2011.

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