Governor Whitmer has proclaimed October as Pro Bono Month. Read Governor Whitmer's Proclamation HERE.
For the eleventh year, SBM has designated October as Pro Bono Month, joining the American Bar Association and many other states in selecting October as a time to highlight the need for and importance of pro bono civil legal assistance to low-income people. All across the country, lawyers will be taking part in events to educate the public and the legal profession about pro bono legal services. You can find more information about Michigan's Pro Bono Month celebration HERE.
Attorneys - Looking to get involved with a pro bono event during Pro Bono Month? Check out the calendar of pro bono events during October as Pro Bono Month on SBM's A Lawyer Helps website HERE. Events are added to the calendar often, so check back.
Legal Services Providers - Are you planning an event during October as Pro Bono Month? Register your events with SBM and your events will be posted and promoted on SBM's A Lawyer Helps website. Register your events HERE.
Questions - If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Robert Mathis, SBM's Justice Initiatives Counsel, at (517) 346-6412 or email@example.com.