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Pro Bono

Collaborating to Improve Lives and Communities

Pro Bono remains intrinsic to our values and identity. Mintz attorneys and professionals across roles actively contribute their extraordinary legal skills and the firm’s resources to bring about meaningful impact. Our distinguished pro bono endeavors persist in addressing a wide range of pressing societal issues and concerns, including asylum, domestic violence, small business support, guardianship, civil rights and liberties, substance use, nonprofit governance, and various other significant areas.

Mintz Cares

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There’s more to being an attorney than knowing the law. It’s participating in your community, and, to a large extent, giving back. We need to bring our services to those who can use them most.

Bob PopeoMintz Chairman, 1968-2023

Pro Bono Committee

Our committee members select new projects each year and provide continuing support for long-term initiatives.

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Pro Bono Committee Chair

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Member / Managing Member, San Francisco Office / Co-Chair, Real Estate Practice

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Special Counsel

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Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Pro Bono Publications

Explore our annual pro bono publications to learn about more of our pro bono clients. The courage they display in their pursuit of better lives — for themselves, their families, and our communities — inspires us to do our best on their behalf.

Pro Bono Journal 2023

Pro Bono remains intrinsic to our values and identity here at Mintz. In 2023, Mintz attorneys worked on more than 300 pro bono cases, addressing a wide range of societal issues including asylum, domestic violence, small business support, guardianship, civil and human rights, substance use, nonprofit governance, and other significant areas. Learn more about our work and the incredible people and organizations that we support in our 2023 Pro Bono Portfolio. Read More.

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2022 Pro Bono Portfolio

Each year, in our work for more than 300 pro bono clients, Mintz collaborates with legal services entities to represent individuals and families, counsels nonprofit organizations, and challenges inequities through landmark litigation. In our inaugural pro bono portfolio, we bring you some of the stories of clients who have faced discrimination, threats to their civil liberties, and other extraordinary hardships and of organizations dedicated to serving the most vulnerable among us.

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Recent Awards & Honors

Please click for further information on recent Pro Bono Awards.

Pro Bono Publico Award

Mintz was honored to receive a Pro Bono Publico Award from the American Bar Association for its work on the Domestic Violence Project, which continues to develop and create means to address and eradicate domestic and sexual violence.

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Mintz is honored to receive the 2023 Beacon of Justice award from the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) for our pro bono work related to LGBTQ+, gender, and racial equity.

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