How to Volunteer on ABA FLA

Visit our collection of resources for attorneys and organizations on providing pro bono through ABA Free Legal Answers.

"To The Extent That" podcast

Audio podcast

In a Business Law Section "To The Extent That" podcast Judge Stong interviews Buck Lewis about the ABA Free Legal Answers project.

ABA Free Legal Answers

LSC President Emeritus Jim Sandman, former ABA President Judy Perry Martinez, ABA Free Legal Answers founder Buck Lewis, and Chair of the Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service David Bienvenu discuss the value of the site and the ease of volunteering.

AFLA - Watch the video

ABA Free Legal Answers in the News

The American Bar Association web program ABA Free Legal Answers, which gives income-eligible users the ability to pose civil legal questions to volunteer attorneys, surpassed 200,000 total questions in January, doubling the number of its inquiries in less than two years.

ABA Free Legal Answers Volunteer Recognition

The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service recognizes individual attorneys, law firms, corporate law departments and other legal groups that have provided extraordinary pro bono services through ABA Free Legal Answers.

View the - ABA FLA VOLUNTEERS

ABA Free Legal Answers for Lawyers

Free Legal Answers

More information about the resource

View the Video - Now

Donate to ABA Free Legal Answers

Support Pro Bono Services

Your donation will enable low-income citizens to get answers to their legal questions from pro bono volunteer lawyers who are licensed in their state.

Donate - Today

"What a pleasant surprise to learn that my pro bono responses have made a difference. I am so grateful that the American Bar Association has made this opportunity possible. It is actually one of the most relaxing things I do as an attorney."

Linda Reid Oldham, Crockett & Oldham Attorneys

Have a Legal Question?

Need help with a legal question but can't afford a lawyer? We have your answer! ABA Free Legal Answers is a website on which you can submit your questions about civil (non-criminal) legal issues and receive answers from pro bono lawyers in your state. It’s EASY. Legal questions are submitted online – all you need is an internet connection. It’s CONVENIENT. Volunteer attorneys are able to answer your questions outside regular business hours – no need to attend a clinic or visit a legal aid office.

Learn More About

Get Started - Now

ABA Free Legal Answers on Comcast Newsmakers

This Comcast Newsmakers segment discusses ABA Free Legal Answers and the services it provides.

View the - Segment

Baker Donelson Advances ABA FLA

ABA Free Legal Answers gratefully recognizes the critical partnership with and support from Baker Donelson. The firm’s generous contributions include strategic leadership, web development and technology services, annual financial contributions, and attorney volunteers to provide brief legal advice to clients from the very beginning. Thank you for increasing access to legal services across the country.

Baker Donelson - Commitment to Pro Bono

Generous Support for Legal Services

ABA Free Legal Answers is grateful for the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution's generous investments in the program since 2019. This partnership advances our shared mission of increasing access to legal services and improving outcomes for individuals and families in need.

Learn more - AAA-ICDR