KT IMPACT’s Pro Bono program honors the legal profession’s responsibility to serve individuals and organizations that ordinarily cannot afford representation even when basic rights and interests are at stake. We believe in a legal system that works for everyone, regardless of economic or social status. Our efforts to close the justice gap provide an excellent platform for our attorneys to develop their legal skills and engage with clients we might not otherwise encounter, making us better attorneys in the process.

Established in 2001, our Pro Bono program focuses on seven key areas believed to have the greatest positive impact on society and on individuals: 

  • Children & Education
  • Homelessness & Poverty
  • Civil Rights & Criminal Justice
  • Human Trafficking, Asylum & Children’s Immigration
  • Community Economic Development
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Domestic Violence

2016 Pro Bono Stats

  • 38,183 total pro bono hours
  • 214 attorneys contributed 50 or more pro bono hours and 60 attorneys contributed 100 or more pro bono hours
  • 56 pro bono hours per attorney
  • 1,342 active pro bono matters
  • Top 10 percent ranking by AmLaw 100 for breadth of commitment to pro bono service in 2016
  • 730 trademarks maintained for CARE, Goodwill, and Habitat for Humanity
  • More than 400 total nonprofit organizations represented in corporate, intellectual property, employment, and tax matters
  • 42 families represented through adoption, guardianship, guardian ad litem
  • 108 victims represented in petitions for immigration relief
  • 14 pro bono clients granted federal clemency by President Obama
  • $365,000 verdict returned in civil lawsuit for labor trafficking
  • Won The American Lawyer’s 2015 Global Pro Bono Dispute of the Year Award for our representation of 17 victims of labor trafficking through a federal civil rights lawsuit by our firm and others
Perseverance

Perseverance

Granted federal clemency for 14 pro bono clients by President Obama in 2016-2017.

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