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What kind of cases do pro bono attorneys work on?

What kind of cases do pro bono attorneys work on?

CASES HANDLED: Child Custody, Divorce, Adoption, Domestic Violence, Termination of Parental Rights, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Community Economic Development, Education, Individual Rights, Elder Law, Health, Housing, Public Benefits, Employment, Real Estate, Wills.

Where can I find a pro bono attorney in Maryland?

Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc. 305 W Chesapeake Ave 201 Towson, MD 21204-4447 Telephone: (410)321`8761 Fax: (410)321`0462 Return from pro bono attorneys Maryland to Home page.

Where can I get a pro bono attorney in Tennessee?

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. — Pro Bono Project (Jackson) 210 West Main Street PO Box 2066 Jackson, TN 38302-2066 Phone: (731)423`0616 Fax: (731)423`2600 Legal Aid Of East Tennessee (Chattanooga) 744 McCallie Avenue Ste 410 Chattanooga, TN 37403 Phone: (423)756`4013 Fax: (423)265`4164

What do you need to know about Pro Bono Net?

Pro Bono Net is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to justice through innovative uses of technology and increased volunteer lawyer participation. Watch our video celebrating our 15th anniversary celebration and learn more about how Pro Bono Net and our partners are bridging the justice gap.

How do you find a pro bono attorney?

To find a pro bono lawyer in your county, visit the American Bar Association’s pro bono directory map and click on your state. This will pull up a list of local pro bono services, including case types and counties served. Your state’s bar association will also maintain a list of pro bono lawyers.

What is attorney pro bono?

Pro bono attorneys are attorneys who work for clients without compensation, contributing their skills to people who might not be able to afford an attorney otherwise. Working pro bono is commonly encouraged by bar associations, and many attorneys volunteer to perform pro bono work each year.

What is legal aid in housing?

Legal Aid helps to prevent lock-outs, utility shut-offs, or other emergency threats of loss of housing. Legal Aid represents tenant groups in large multi-family buildings to force landlords to properly maintain their properties and, when necessary, ensure that receivers are appointed to manage the buildings.