Read Governor Whitmer's 2019 Pro Bono Month Proclamation HERE.
For the twelth 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 "Legal Clinics & Events Calendar" for events planned during Pro Bono Month HERE. Events are added to the calendar often, so please check back.
Legal Services Providers - Are you planning Pro Bono Month events? 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.