On Aug. 3, an English barrister named Sean Jones launched an online campaign to get lawyers to pledge one billable hour to Save the Children’s refugee appeal. His target of £7,500 was reached by the end of the day. As of mid-day Sunday, he's exceeded his original goal by over 1500%. For more, follow #BillableHour, read The Guardian story. And donate here.
Jones told The Guardian “My view has always been that lawyers are a lot more generous than people give them credit for..". We agree. That's what SBM's A Lawyer Helps is all about -- changing our image, one story at a time.