Pro bono legal work is a core value at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, and the firm rewards lawyers who choose to dedicate time to the assistance of others. Hours spent on pro bono work are considered in the compensation process, bonus consideration and partnership consideration. Up to 50 hours of pro bono work each year are credited toward associates’ billable hours. Pro bono opportunities at Shook are diverse and reflect the individual interests of the firm’s offices and lawyers.