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Training and CLE

View Training and CLE programs—both live in-person and via webinars—that focus on legal topics that directly relate to servicemembers, military families, and veterans.

Volunteer to Help

Volunteer with ABA Military Pro Bono Project

Attorneys can register with the ABA Military Pro Bono Project to stay updated about opportunities to provide pro bono help to junior-enlisted, active-duty military members and their families with civil legal issues.

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Volunteer with Operation Stand-By

Attorneys can register to volunteer time to receive calls or emails from military attorneys in need of attorney-to-attorney advice on state-specific legal topics relating to your legal area of expertise, so they can better assist their servicemember clients.

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Join ABA Free Legal Answers for Veterans

This is a virtual legal advice portal where income-eligible individuals can ask civil legal questions. On the ABA Free Legal Answers’ federal site, attorneys with VA accreditation can sign up to volunteer to answer veterans’ questions about VA benefits, discharge upgrades, and similar veterans’ legal issues. To answer state-specific legal questions, such as a family law or housing question, visit the main ABA Free Legal Answers website and separately sign up with your state.

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MilVets Center Listserv

Attorneys may ask to join the ABA Military and Veterans Legal Center Listserv, which is open to legal professionals involved with military and veteran legal services to provide updates, share information, discuss, network, and collaborate.

Military Attorneys

Refer Cases: ABA Military Pro Bono Project

Submit case referrals for financially eligible servicemember clients to the ABA Military Pro Bono Project, which makes every available effort to place the cases with qualified volunteer attorneys.

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Use Operation Stand-By

Contact civilian attorneys registered with Operation Stand-By, via phone or email, with legal questions relating to their geographic areas and substantive areas of expertise for attorney-to-attorney advice, so you can further assist your servicemember clients.

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Military Families

Find Information

Servicemembers and military families may visit the Information Center for information about their legal rights and responsibilities.

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Find Legal Programs

Servicemembers and military families may visit the Directory of Programs to find a state-by-state guide of legal resources available to military families.

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ABA Military Pro Bono Project

No legal representation, advice, or assistance is provided by the Military Pro Bono Project staff. If you are an active-duty servicemember or a member of an active-duty servicemember's family, find more information on how to access the Military Pro Bono Project for legal assistance.

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Financial Support

The ABA Military Pro Bono Project depends upon financial contributions from Project partners, law firms, corporations, foundations, and private individuals. Become a Star Ranking Supporter for our servicemembers!

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The ABA produces content about a variety of legal topics and resources. Explore the Military & Veterans topic and add to your My ABA feed.

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