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. 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. 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

Legal Services of Northern Michigan Hosts Clean...

Pro bono legal services

Twice this year, Legal Services of Northern Michigan has hosted a “Clean Record Clinic,” a free expungement clinic for low-income individuals.

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Ashley Lowe, Trusted Legal Advocate

Pro bono legal services

Ashley Lowe had spent many years fighting for the rights of low-income individuals, long before she was named chief executive officer of Lakeshore Legal Aid.

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Annual President's Reception Supports ATJ Fund

Pro bono legal services

On November 9th, 2017, the State Bar of Michigan hosted its annual President's Reception, honoring Lawrence Nolan and raising money for the Access to Justice Fund.

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