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

Delta Sigma Theta Expungement Fair

Pro bono legal services

On Saturday April 16, 2016, the Detroit Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., hosted its third Expungement Fair. At the fair, pro bono attorneys met with over 1200 participants, explai...

Black Lives Matter Forum Teaches Students About...

Other community service

On April 8, 2016, Michigan State University College of Law’s Diversity Services Office, First Amendment Clinic, and Street Law Program organized a Black Lives Matter forum and workshop at Cass Technic...

Donovan Asmar Helps Iraqi Refugee Family

Pro bono legal services

Detroit attorney Donovan Asmar recently took on a pro bono project that vividly illustrates the dramatic change a few hours of an attorney’s time can make in the lives of people facing tremendous chal...