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Pro Bono Program

The CLCM's Pro Bono Program was created in 1997 in response to the growing demand for children's legal services, and to expand the CLCM's reach in underserved areas of Massachusetts. Through this program, the CLCM recruits, trains and mentors private bar attorneys to handle education-related cases. The Law Center has targeted many of Boston's largest law firms, including Goodwin Procter, Foley Hoag, Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi, McDermott Will & Emery, and Proskauer Rose, among others, to bolster its roster of volunteer advocates at the CLCM. Since its inception the program's volunteers have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of free legal assistance to low-income children and youth throughout the Commonwealth.

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