Bruce Lasky

Co-Founder/Co-Director – BABSEACLE
Pro Bono Legal Advisor – The Legal House Thailand, Lanna Lawyer, and The Legal House Laos

Bruce Lasky, J.D.; LL.M. is the Co-Founder/Co-Director of the international not-for-profit, access to justice/legal education organization BABSEACLE, and a Pro Bono Legal Advisor for the legal firms, The Legal House Thailand, Lanna Lawyers and The Legal House Laos, all of which have a strong and fervent pro bono focus and practice.

He is a Co-Founder of the Asia Pro Bono Consortium Roundtables, as well as a Co-Founder, and International Organizing Committee Member of the regionally and globally led Asia Pro Bono Consortium and Conference. This initiative has helped to co-organize and hold globally attended pro bono events in Laos (2012), Vietnam (2013), Singapore (2014), Myanmar (2015) Indonesia (2016) Malaysia (2017), Hong Kong (2018), Nepal (2019) Globally/Virtually (2020), Globally/Virtually (2021), Globally/Virtually (2022), and soon to be held in the Philippines (2023).

He has over 32 years of work experience in assisting pro bono initiatives, legal aid, clinical legal education, and justice training work. He began his career in 1991 as a practicing criminal legal aid attorney. He has more than 23 years of experience working in developing countries and countries in transition, implementing education and community empowerment projects, including much of that work focusing on pro bono, clinical legal education, access to justice and legal aid.

He is also a Steering Committee/Board of Director of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) as well as a Steering Committee member and Board of Director for the not for profit network organization, SEALAW and a Co-Founder/Director for the international not-for profit organization Sustainable Cambodia.