Access to Justice

Access to pro bono and low-cost legal services for vulnerable persons is essential for an equitable legal system. The ABA is working to remove barriers to civil justice for low-income and disadvantaged people.


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Attorney-Client Matchmaking and For-Profit Referral Services: 21st Century Innovation Clashes with 20th Century Rules and the End of Avvo Legal Services

Check out two pieces that were developed by presenters at the Center’s 2018 National Conference on Professional Responsibility held in Louisville in June. Alberto Bernabe’s article on attorney-client matchmaking and for-profit referral services and Douglas Richmond’s work on lawyer liability for aiding and abetting a client’s misconduct are must reads. Bernabe teaches professional responsibility at The John Marshall Law School. Richmond is the Managing Director of Aon Professional Services Group.