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.

Access to Justice Fund—More Info

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

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.

Shiawassee Bar's Free Legal Advice Fair

Pro bono legal services

On Friday, May 1, the Shiawassee County Bar Association hosted its 7th Annual Free Legal Advice Fair as part of Law Day 2015.

Kathryn Katz stands with special needs children

Pro bono legal services

It takes a special lawyer to serve the special needs population. Kathryn Katz fits the bill perfectly.