These lawyers have no borders

, The National Law Journal

During the mid 1990s, attorney Christina M. Storm went looking for opportunities to do pro bono legal work abroad. Storm, a litigator who is a partner in Byrne & Storm in Hartford, Conn., had developed mediation skills that she figured could be put to use in other countries, but she had a hard time finding organizations doing international pro bono work with which she could volunteer. Frustrated with the lack of options, in 2000 she founded Lawyers Without Borders, an organization that connects attorneys with pro bono projects in Africa and elsewhere.

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