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.

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Volunteer with ABA Military Pro Bono Project

Attorneys can register to be contacted by the ABA Military Pro Bono Project with opportunities to provide pro bono counsel on behalf of military families. Clients in these cases are junior-enlisted, active-duty military members and their families with civil legal problems in need of pro bono help. Read about our volunteer attorneys' success stories and how they have provided much-needed legal help to our military families.

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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 (Veterans)

ABA Federal Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal advice portal where veterans can ask civil legal questions and receive answers from pro bono attorneys. Attorneys with VA accreditation can volunteer to answer questions from veterans with questions including VA benefits, discharge upgrades, and similar veterans’ legal issues.

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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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Find Legal Help

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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