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Why Volunteer Through ABA Free Legal Answers

ABA Free Legal Answers™ offers a convenient pro bono opportunity that attorneys can fit into their schedule. Attorneys can log in and provide answers 24/7/365 from any location with an internet connection. It is especially convenient for volunteer populations with restricted time in which to provide pro bono, such as law firm, corporate law department and government attorneys, as well as part-time, retired and at-home attorneys.

Volunteering Is Easy!

"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

Step One: Register as a Volunteer Attorney

How to Sign Up

This short video walks you through the process of registering as a pro bono attorney.

Step Two: Answer Questions on Free Legal Answers

Log In and Select a Question to Answer

This short video shows you the process for selecting and answering questions on Free Legal Answers.

ABA Opinion on Working Remotely

The ABA Standing Committee On Ethics And Professoinal Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 495 on December 16, 2020 regarding Lawyers Working Remotely. Lawyers may remotely practice the law of the jurisdictions in which they are licensed while physically present in a jurisdiction in which they are not admitted under certain conditions.

Guide for Hosting a Virtual Service Project

If your firm, bar association or other group is planning a virtual service project, we have some tips on how to make it a success.

Volunteer Guidance for Answering Questions on ABA Free Legal Answers

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