Affordable Legal Services Committee


Support the State Bar of Michigan’s access to justice and member services goals by:  

  • Reviewing, developing, and recommending innovative practices to provide low-cost legal services and evaluating efforts to expand access to affordable legal services for persons of modest means, including low bono services; non-profit law firms and sliding scale civil legal services; online dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution services; lean process analysis, both at law practice and court administrative levels; alternative fee agreements; and fixed fee packages  
  • Identifying the need for any workgroups to support the jurisdiction of the committee  
  • Conferring and coordinating regularly at least annually with the Justice Initiatives and Online Legal Resources and Referral Center committees  
  • Identifying possible collaborations to support the committee’s jurisdiction  
  • Reviewing and evaluating metrics 

2023-2024 Committee List

Annual Reports

FY 2021
FY 2020