Join Us for a National Conversation

The Center for Pro Bono recognizes the many challenges facing your programs as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are hosting a drop-in call on August 19 for all pro bono program managers and staff. The purpose of this call is to enable communication between programs from across the U.S. to discuss the challenges you are facing and to share innovative solutions.

Volunteer through ABA Free Legal Answers

Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal advice clinic, accessible entirely online. Qualifying users post their civil legal question to their state's website. Lawyers provide information and basic legal advice without any expectation of long-term representation.

CARES Act Stimulus Payments

The IRS released a new electronic portal to assist people on SSI, recipients of certain VA benefits, and other non-filers in receiving their stimulus payments. Individuals can go to the portal, enter their personal information, and that information will be utilized to send them a stimulus payment.

ABA Young Lawyers Division Establishes National Hotline

The ABA Young Lawyers Division has created a national hotline to connect those needing legal services during the COVID-19 pandemic through its Disaster Legal Services Program.

Additional Resources

MCLE Rule Changes

This blog is tracking all states that are changing their MCLE Rules due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Pro Bono Projects Addressing COVID-19 Issues