Pro Bono: Volunteer, law related work provided to or on behalf of underrepresented individuals or...

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Pro Bono: Volunteer, law related work provided to or on behalf of underrepresented individuals or communities... through a 501(c)(3) or government agency. by Mind Map: Pro Bono: Volunteer, law related work provided to or on behalf of underrepresented individuals or communities... through a 501(c)(3) or government agency.

1. Volunteer

1.1. are you paid?

1.2. Are you receiving academic credit?

1.3. Answer

1.3.1. If Yes --> Community Service. Proceed to next prong

1.3.2. If no, --> no credit

2. Law related work

2.1. using / utilizing / taking advantage of unique skills and knowledge acquired or enhanced by legal education?

2.2. is being a law student / "lawyer in training" a requirement of the position? Does the organization for which you are working use non-legally-educated people to provide the services you provide?

3. Provided To OR On Behalf of

3.1. "Provided to" - Supplied to, made available to

3.2. "On Behalf of" - As the agent of; on the part of

4. Underrepresented individuals or communities

4.1. Does this group or individual have access to justice?

4.2. Could the individual you're providing services to or on behalf of afford a lawyer?

4.3. On a scale of 0-10, with 0 being no access and 10 being the most access to justice, what level of access to justice does the individual or community typically have?

4.4. Has this group fallen through the "justice gap"? Are they marginalized from the political process or have little ability to exercise self-determination?

5. New Node