Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
Law Firm Torn by Top Partner’s Love Affair
Law Firm Torn by Top Partner’s Love Affair
Tax Rates up to 90 Percent Best Move for All Americans
Tax Rates up to 90 Percent Best Move for All Americans
Gym Teacher Charged with Statutory Rape for Relationship with Student
Gym Teacher Charged with Statutory Rape for Relationship with Student
The Stunning Beach Art of Andres Amador
The Stunning Beach Art of Andres Amador
Legal Job Listings

Walmart’s Slogan, “Save Money, Live Better” Now Extends to Legal Services

Walmart’s legal department announced plans to form an in-house pro bono program in which its attorneys, paralegals, and support staff will participate in legal aid projects in the Arkansas community.

The company’s initiative makes Walmart has become the 100th signatory to the national Corporate Pro Bono Challenge(SM), a voluntary benchmark developed and administered by Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO), a partnership project of the Pro Bono Institute (PBI) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), designed to encourage and promote pro bono service with in-house lawyers and legal departments.

In addition, the Walmart legal department and the Walmart Foundation announced today they will make a $115,000 donation to Legal Aid of Arkansas and the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission. The grant will help the Commission continue its efforts to address key issues raised by low-income clients, including family law, consumer practice, financial, housing, and employment matters.

In a press release, Jeff Gearhart, executive vice president and general counsel of Walmart  was quoted as saying: “Our pro bono effort is a natural extension of our company’s overall belief in being a good corporate citizen. Helping to ensure that access to legal services is a reality for all of our citizens, regardless of their ability to pay, is consistent with Walmart’s commitment to making a difference in the communities that we serve.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The Walmart Foundation funds initiatives focused on education, workforce development, economic opportunity, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness.

Walmart’s Slogan, “Save Money, Live Better” Now Extends to Legal Services by

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted by on November 22, 2010. Filed under Home. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

 

 

Job of the Day
Public Finance Associate
USA-NY-Rochester

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP seeks an attorney with 2+ years public finance experience (either as a bond lawyer or as a Section 103 tax lawyer). Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essentia...

Related Posts: