You do not need a pro bono attorney. Dental malpractice attorneys work on contingency fees. They get paid out of the proceeds and advance the costs. I hope he has malpractice insurance because, if not, he will probably file for bankruptcy because I would expect that he committed malpractice on the majority of his patients. This is an all too common scenario. Consult with a local dental malpractice attorney and good luck.
The challenge isn't to find a pro bono attorney. Your task is to find counsel who has handled malpractice and is willing to accept your case. Dental malpractice cases tend to require extensive expert workup and at the same time the damages tend to be low. While my office - not in your jurisdiction - has handled and tried dental malpractice cases, we are extremely selective about viable cases. Start looking now. Don't waste any time. More on malpractice: BLUE LINK BELOW
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I doubt any attorney would undertake a dental malpractice case pro bono, when you have access to an attorney through a contingent-fee contract agreement. Contact some local personal injury attorneys and see whether or not they are able to undertake your representation.
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