Lawyers make a difference for people and for society.
They solve legal problems, provide free legal help to
the poor, and give time to many other community efforts.


Lawyers Give Services

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.

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Lawyers Give Money

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.

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Lawyers Give Time

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.

Read Stories of Lawyers Volunteering Pro Bono and Community Services

Jerome Crawford helps domestic violence victims

Pro bono legal services

Since the summer of 2014, Jerome Crawford has had the pleasure and honor of serving in the Detroit IMPACT Motion to Terminate Project.

Dunn Counsel PLC Lends a Hand on Tax Issues

Pro bono legal services

Attorneys Stephen J. Dunn and Christina R. McNeal, of Dunn Counsel PLC in Troy, hit the ground running in their work with the State Bar of Michigan Tax Pro Bono Program.

Wayne Law’s New Incubator Firm

Pro bono legal services

Wayne State University Law School’s new incubator law firm, the Wayne Alumni Law Group (WALG), is not just developing better lawyers, it’s also developing the Detroit economy.