A Lawyer Helps

All the Ways A Lawyer Helps

2019 A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll

Check back to this page in late February for the application, recognizing service in 2018.

Access To Justice Committee

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

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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