The four lines of action

of the foundation are:


Protection of rights through the Inter-Disciplinary Clinic, which provides both legal and psychological support, to advise and legally represent vulnerable and/or at-risk persons or groups.


Alternative dispute resolution provided by the Mediation Center.


Training and information on relevant legal and social matters.


Legal advisory services to NGOs and the community.

Interesting facts

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More than 35 years working for the country.

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More than 9,000 annual hours of pro bono work.

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More than 2,000 cases attended annually in the Interdisciplinary Office.

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More than 600 annual cases handled at the Mediation Center.

Member of the Pro Bono Network of the Americas, founded by the Cyrus Vance Center and Fundación Pro Bono de Chile to enhance access to justice and support human rights initiatives in the region.

First and only Ecuadorian firm to receive the "Pro-Bono Firm of the Year" award in Latin America.

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More than 90% effectiveness in the mediation center.

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More than 20 NGOs advised annually by the foundation.

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20 minimum hours of pro-bono work by our lawyers.

We have been recognized by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for our pro-bono work with the "Keep Families Together" initiative that connects Latin American lawyers to work together with US lawyers to keep families in the US together.

First and only Ecuadorian firm to receive the “Latin American Pro-Bono Firm of the Year” award.

The pro bono work of PBP and FPO has garnered national and international recognition.

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Solidarity Project Award 2018

Club de Abogados Iberoamérica.

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Pro Bono Leading Firm 2017

Who’s Who Legal.

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Pro Bono Leading Light 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023.

Latin Lawyer & Vance Center.

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Finalist for the Annual IBA Pro Bono Award 2017

International Bar Association.

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Dr. Vicente Rocafuerte Social Award 2016

National Assembly of the Republic of Ecuador.

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Institutional Medal of Honor 2012

Mayor’s Office, Quito.

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Institutional Honorable Mention 2007

Quito Metropolitan District Council.

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Pro Bono Firm of the Year 2022

Latin Lawyer

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Latin American Pro Bono Firm of the Year 2021

Chambers and Partners