Origin of pro bonofrom pro bono publico
pro bonopro bo·no
Origin of pro bonoLatin prō bonō (publicō) for the (public) good prō for bonō ablative of bonum the good
- (law) done without fee, generally for clients of humble means
- The firm currently has about half a dozen pro bono cases at any one time.
- In a manner without fee.
- After he retired, he offered pro bono representation from time to time.
Abbreviated from Latin pro bono publico for the public good.