From Robert Ambrogi’s Law Sites 9/23/10 post: Thomson Unveils Global Hub for Free Legal Help:
Excerpt: “At an event today in New York City, Thomson Reuters will formally announce the launch of TrustLaw, a Web-based service that is intended to promote “the culture and practice of pro bono” around the world….” (Link to full blog post)
The TrustLaw site says: “TrustLaw is a global centre for free legal assistance and anti-corruption news, run by Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of the world’s leading provider of news and information, Thomson Reuters.
In common with all of the Foundation’s programmes, TrustLaw aims to empower people in need by providing trusted information and leveraging professional expertise. We offer services to improve access to the rule of law and foster greater transparency….” (Link to TrustLaw “learn about” site)
The Oregon State Bar coordinates a pro bono program for Oregon attorneys and Oregonians. Potential clients can contact an Oregon Legal Aid office or the Oregon State Bar Referral and Information service for information.