Originally Posted by harvey_birdman
I do at least 80 hours of pro bono a year. Plus court appointments for conflict counsel that pays a third of my hourly rate.
Lolololololol, no, as much as I might want to I don't think it's reasonable to bill clients for drinking time
Posting on styleforvm is essentially talking with other maritime lawyers, which could be construed as legal research.
Also, be honest, that pro bono time is to help out the petty drug dealers to get your name out there for the higher ups get busted: it is just cost-effective marketing.