All the Ways A Lawyer Helps

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. Beginning in 2019, the Access ...

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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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Students Help Preserve Natural Resources

Pro bono legal services

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law students already show impressive devotion to the delivery of free legal services. The law school is now adding a new clinic to focus on air and water issues.

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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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