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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Oct 1, 2018

"Talk to lawyers who handle pro bono files and most will tell you positive things about their experience," TBA President Jason Pannu writes in his column this month. "Doing pro bono work will make you feel good. It is a great feeling to give hope to someone when they have nowhere else to turn. There is a reason lawyers who take on pro bono files keep doing pro bono. Achieving results for a disadvantaged member of society really makes you feel like a lawyer. At the same time, pro bono cases create tangible examples of lawyers protecting the public interest." As we head into Celebrate Pro Bono Month, read the column on why Pannu feels this is an important part of the calling of being a lawyer.