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

Wayne Law Students Pledge Pro Bono

Pro bono legal services

Forty-one Wayne Law students took the Warrior Pro Bono Pledge to give 50 hours or more of pro bono service, exceeding the State Bar 30 hour voluntary standard.

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2018 John W. Cummiskey Award Recipient

Pro bono legal services

2018 John W. Cummiskey Award Recipient, Charles "David" Jones

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Judge Dedicated to Helping Pro Se Litigants

Pro bono legal services

U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts was instrumental in launching a pilot program giving pro se civil litigants the opportunity to speak with a trained mediator before initiating litigation battles.

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