Barbara King, a partner in the 12-attorney firm Gordon, Siegel, Mastro, Mullaney, Gordon & Galvin, last year committed a revolutionary act: She introduced a mandatory firmwide pro bono program. For each hour they fall short, partners who fail to handle cases pro bono must pay their $200 hourly rate to a not-for-profit organization that provides legal services to the indigent. Find out how King made the plan palatable to her colleagues.
Small Firm Makes Pro Bono Mandatory
New York Law Journal
December 13, 2004