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The Pros of Pro Bono: New rule helps legal teams fill need for civil legal aid

Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates General Counsel Rebecca Rapp stands in a hallway at the Vera Court Neighborhood Center on Madison’s northwest side. Once a month, Rapp performs volunteer work at a four-hour legal clinic with other attorneys who work for Great Lakes. (Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

Once a month, Rebecca Rapp, general counsel at Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, travels with several attorneys at her company to do volunteer work at a four-hour legal clinic in a neighborhood on Madison’s north side. She and her peers offer limited-scope representation on civil matters to people who cannot afford a lawyer.

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