Access to Justice: Proactive Policy & Program Development

Jurisdiction

Develop, recommend, and implement programs to benefit underserved populations including the poor, racial and ethnic minorities, gender identity, juveniles, domestic violence survivors, and those with special needs.

Work to increase resources for civil legal aid programs.

Maintain commitment to the provision of pro bono legal services.

Recommend John W. Cummiskey Award recipient to the Awards Committee.

Implement the Strategic Plan through formation of work groups as resources allow to address first responder pro bono, Michigan Free Legal Answers, online intake and triage, and consistent treatment of fee waiver requests.

2017-2018 Committee List