A Lawyer Helps

All the Ways A Lawyer Helps

Celebrating Lawyers Who Make a Difference!

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Recognition for your support


Attorneys volunteer to provide legal services to low-income clients. More Info

"A Lawyer Helps"

The Honor Roll is published each April recognizing pro bono service provided in the preceding year. More Info

2019 PRO BONO HONOR ROLL (Apply Now)

Attorneys support civil legal aid to the poor through financial contributions. More Info

Support the Access to Justice Fund to help improve access and fairness for all in the justice system. More Info

ATJ Recognition
Thanking and recognizing law firms, corporate legal departments, and individual lawyers who invest in civil legal aid to the poor in Michigan. More Info

Your ATJ Fund Gift Changes Lives
Stories demonstrating the meaningful difference civil legal aid makes in lives. More Info

Joe Hemming: 2019 Conservationist of the Year

Other community service

Joe Hemming, president of Anglers of the Au Sable, is a lawyer by trade, and his pro bono legal work helped stop a commercial fish farm that would have polluted the river.

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ATJ Campaign Launches New Initiative

Pro bono legal services

The Access to Justice Campaign launches a new initiative to recognize Michigan attorneys who invest in access to justice through financial donations to the ATJ Fund.

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SBM Launches ALH Pro Bono Honor Roll

Pro bono legal services

The State Bar of Michigan is proud to launch the A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll to recognize Michigan attorneys for pro bono service.

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