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

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

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

Jhonell Campbell, Legal Counsel at T. Rowe Price

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 9:05am

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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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Learn more about Jhonell’s story in this video.