Long time EC member and Tampa-based Bankruptcy Judge McEwen wrote a great article for the Out of State Division’s newsletter on the importance of pro bono in this pandemic era, and how it is easier than ever to give back without leaving your office.
“But why stop at the minimum? Lawyers are generally overachievers. After all, you spent additional time in graduate or postgraduate school, took and passed the grueling Florida Bar exam, and are involved in a noble professional fellowship that many only dream of joining. You probably strived for straight As in all your school years. Simply put, that drive to succeed is in our blood.”
Read the full article. And pay it back, be an overachiever, do more than 20 hours this year!