Pro Bono at the Crossroads

, New York Law Journal

Kevin J. Curnin, a partner and the director of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan's Public Service Project, writes: Today, the law's impact on how we live and die is omnipresent. Health care reform, climate control accords and market regulation are the dominant examples, but there are others, less dramatic but no less deeply impactful: housing, bankruptcy, benefits, immigration, disability. The imbalance between "the haves and the have-nots" is with us now more than ever. Pro bono lawyers, at least part of the time, align with the "have-nots," the uneducated, the marginalized, the unprotected.

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