PROBONO/LATIN LAWYER SURVEY 2013
Posse Herrera Ruiz was selected by Latin Lawyer and Cyrus R Vance Center as one of the 50 firms in Latin America most committed with Probono.
PROBONO COLOMBIA FOUNDATION
Posse Herrera Ruiz is part of the Colombian ProBono Foundation, a non-profit and non-governmental organization committed to expanding access to justice and to provide high quality legal assistance to underprivileged people, communities and to the social organizations that assist these citizens in Colombia.
The vision of the foundation is to institutionalize the pro bono culture among Colombian Lawyers through the creation of inclusive spaces that link professionals committed to social responsibility who then donate their time and professional effort to provide access to justice in our country.
RURAL SCHOOLS “ASRURAL”
Juan Guillermo Ruiz, as legal representative of ASRURAL, leads the implementation of the French alternative formation focused to rural schools. Currently with 400 boarding students, they develop entrepreneurial farming skills.
One of the schools had the highest Government testing (ICFES) grades in its province and the student with the highest score in the exams.
Legal support in labor programs for people with cognitive disability.
PRESIDENCIAL COUNCIL FOR REINSERTION
Structuring and implementation of a fiduciary mechanism to manage resources from the private sector to be invested in projects and companies that generate employment to people demobilizing from paramilitary and guerrilla groups.