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Legal Support for Communities

Thriving Earth Exchange has partnered with the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) to provide pro bono legal support for Thriving Earth Exchange projects. (More about SEER below.) 

Through SEER, a limited number of projects will be connected to pro bono attorneys. They will join your project team in an advisory role where significant legal issues are likely to arise during the project. Legal issues may include projects needing legal research and/or advice related to potential litigation when litigation is likely to be an aspect the project. 

To request a pro bono attorney, please consult with your project manager or Community Science FellowRequests will be reviewed monthly.    

 

 

More about our Partner: 

ABA SEER Mission Statement 

The American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (ABA SEER) fosters the success of a diverse community of environmental, energy, and resources lawyers, advisors, and decision-makers and provides a premier forum for the exchange of ideas and information. 

More about ABA SEER 

The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations. It’s committed to serving its members, improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing the rule of law throughout the United States and around the world. The ABA and its Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources offer countless resources and networking opportunities for members. You can learn more about ABA SEER here: www.americanbar.org/seer