Help Desk: Why Pro Bono Service Is Valuable for Professional, Personal Development

By: 3BL Media

By Jhonell Campbell, Legal counsel at T. Rowe Price and board member at Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS).

SOURCE: T. Rowe Price


Many law students are eager to use their skills after graduation, but they often miss a meaningful opportunity to help those in need of legal services, which can positively impact their own corporate work. In my case, I spent my first few months after graduation as an attorney volunteering with a variety of nonprofit organizations, including Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service (MVLS). While I originally sought out pro bono service to help underserved communities, I quickly discovered that my service is valuable for my personal development, professional development, and the company where I’m employed as corporate counsel.

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