pro bono
pro bono /ˌprō-'bō-nō/ adv or adj [Latin pro bono publico for the public good]: being, involving, or doing legal work donated esp. for the public good
pro bono counsel

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

pro bono
adj.
(Latin) For the sake of good; describes work done without compensation for the public good.
adv.
pro bono

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


pro bono
Short for pro bono publico, Latin "for the public good," legal work performed by lawyers without pay, often to help those without financial resources to pay for services, or to support social causes such as environmental, youth, battered women, or other educational organizations or charities.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

pro bono
Pro bono ("for the public good"). Refers to legal work undertaken voluntarily and without payment.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


pro bono
adj. /adv. Latin For the public good. Used to refer to the taking of cases by attorneys without expectation of compensation. Also called pro bono publico.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


pro bono
Short for pro bono publico (Latin: For the public good ).
The designation given to the free legal work done by an attorney for indigent clients and religious, charitable, and other nonprofit entities.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


pro bono
Short for pro bono publico [Latin, For the public good]. The designation given to the free legal work done by an attorney for indigent clients and religious, charitable, and other nonprofit entities.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

pro bono
adj.
   short for pro bono publico, Latin for "for the public good," legal work performed by lawyers without pay to help people with legal problems and limited or no funds, or provide legal assistance to organizations involved in social causes such as environmental, consumer, minority, youth, battered women and education organizations and charities.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • pro bono — steht für die lateinische Wendung pro bono publico (zum Wohle der Öffentlichkeit). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 „pro bono“ im Rechtswesen 2 „pro bono“ in der Medizin 3 „pro bono“ in der Wirtschaft …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pro bono — «Pro bono» (от лат. pro bono publico ради общественного блага) это оказание профессиональной помощи благотворительным, общественным и иным некоммерческим организациям, а также частным лицам, которые не могут подобную помощь оплатить. В… …   Википедия

  • pro bono — [prəʊ ˈbəʊnəʊ ǁ proʊ ˈboʊnoʊ ] also pro bono pub‧li‧co [ ˈpʊblɪkəʊ ǁ koʊ] adjective, adverb formal LAW used to describe work done by a lawyer or other professional for which they do not charge a payment: • 42% of attorneys surveyed reported doing …   Financial and business terms

  • Pro bono — est l abréviation de l’expression latine pro bono publico, signifiant « pour le bien public ». Le pro bono désigne l engagement de volontaires qui donnent du sens à leur métier en s impliquant dans des initiatives d intérêt général à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pro bono — /proʊ ˈboʊnoʊ/ (say proh bohnoh) adjective 1. (especially of legal work) performed without charge for clients who cannot afford to pay the usual fee: a proportion of her time is spent on pro bono work. 2. of or relating to pro bono work: a pro… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pro Bono — steht für die lateinische Wendung pro bono publico (zum Wohle der Öffentlichkeit). Der Begriff bedeutet meist kostenlose Beratung und Vertretung und wird in der Regel in der Zusammensetzung „pro bono Anwalt“ verwendet. Bei der Geltung von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pro bono — steht für die lateinische Wendung pro bono publico (zum Wohle der Öffentlichkeit). Der Begriff bedeutet meist kostenlose Beratung und Vertretung und wird in der Regel in der Zusammensetzung „pro bono Anwalt“ verwendet. Bei der Geltung von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pro bono — |pròbónò| loc. Usa se para indicar que algo é feito sem retribuição (ex.: participação pro bono, trabalhar pro bono).   ‣ Etimologia: locução latina, de pro, por, em defesa de, em favor de, no interesse de + bonum, i, bem, utilidade, vantagem,… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pro bono — [prō bō′nō] adj. [< PRO BONO PUBLICO] designating professional services provided, without compensation, for charitable organizations, poor persons, etc …   English World dictionary

  • pro bono — short for M.L. pro bono publico for the public good (1726) …   Etymology dictionary

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