A Lawyer Helps

All the Ways A Lawyer Helps

Pro Bono Initiative

Lawyers volunteer to provide free legal services to low-income families or nonprofit agencies who serve those in need. It is one way to fulfill the duties in the Pro Bono Standard. Pro Bono Initiative—More Info

Access to Justice Fund

Lawyers make donations to the Access To Justice Fund to support civil legal aid for the poor. It is one way to meet obligations under the voluntary Pro Bono Standard. Access to Justice Fund—More Info

Volunteer Services

In addition to giving pro bono legal services to the poor and monetary donations for legal aid, many lawyers also give time to other community efforts. Share Your Story

Miller Canfield, U of D Law Team Up For Vets

Pro bono legal services

Some things are worth fighting for. The plight of a widow whose husband (a Marine veteran) died after a long battle with nasopharyngeal cancer is certainly one of those things.

Berry's Passion For Patent Law Helps Even Field

Pro bono legal services

Southfield attorney David Berry is passionate about patents. In fact, the patent litigator and intellectual property expert is so passionate that he helped launch the Michigan Patent Pro Bono Project.

Attorneys Help Protect Parental Rights

Pro bono legal services

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP attorneys Robert M. Riley and Andrew M. Pauwels recently helped a father fend off a challenge that could have usurped his parental rights to his child.