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

Bodman Attorneys Obtain Clemency for Client

Pro bono legal services

A team of Bodman attorneys, led by Pro Bono Counsel Kim Paulson, obtained clemency for a man serving life in federal prison for a non-violent drug offense.

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Delta Sigma Theta Hosts Annual Expungement Fair

Pro bono legal services

Delta Sigma Theta and Kappa Alpha Psi host an Expungement Assistance & Second Chance Job Fair to provide citizens with interview tips, an opportunity to meet potential employers, and other resources.

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Appellate Practice Section Steps Up To Serve

Other community service

The Appellate Practice Section has been busy in the community over the last year. In a period of about nine months, the section assisted in the “greening” of Detroit and helped curb hunger in area.

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