Community & Pro Bono

Providing Support to Communities and Causes

Ellen Lubell believes she has an obligation as a lawyer to support her community and important causes. She takes on pro bono legal work, serves on nonprofit boards, provides continuing legal education and speaks out on issues of social justice. Over the years, she has contributed her resources and expertise to organizations working to advance prison education, civil liberties, human rights, mental health, the reduction of gun violence and legal education, including:

Prison Book Program
Forge Foundation
Safe Space Radio
American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts
Center for Constitutional Rights
Boston Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Access to Justice Pro Bono Award for Law Firms
  • Anti-Defamation League of New England, Honorable David A. Rose Civil Rights Award
  • Newton Human Rights Commission, Human Rights Award
  • Boston Bar Association, President’s Award
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association, Beacon of Justice Award
  • Southern Center for Human Rights, Frederick Douglass Award
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