Arkansas Access to Justice Commission

Access To Justice Commission Promotes Legal Help For All

The American Bar Association puts Arkansas at the bottom of a list of states ranked by access to legal services for those who can’t afford them. The Arkansas Access to Justice Commission is holding a conference Tuesday and Wednesday to address the issue. (Read the full article at FM 89.1 KUAR.)

Pro Bono Week - Proclamations

Date: 
Mon, 10/24/2011 - 12:00am - 11:00pm

October 24-29 is Pro Bono Week in Arkansas!

The American Bar Association is encouraging bar associations and pro bono programs nationwide to join in celebrating the week of October 24-29 as National Pro Bono Week in an effort to encourage more attorneys to provide free legal services to low-income people with pressing legal needs who cannot afford an attorney.

Contact
Name: 
Vince Morris or Amy Johnson
Phone: 
501-376-3423

National Pro Bono Week: Just Jeans

Date: 
Fri, 10/28/2011 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

The Arkansas Access to Justice community is celebrating National Pro Bono Week by encouraging law firms, corporate legal departments, government legal offices, judicial offices, and law schools to participate in its Just Jeans event by observing casual Friday on October 28, 2011, with participating employees and students making a minimum suggested contribution of $5.

Contact
Name: 
Amy Johnson
Phone: 
501-975-3772

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission Proposes Rule Change at the Mid Year Meeting

The Pro Bono Committee of the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission is petitioning the Arkansas Supreme Court to amend Rules 5.5 and 6.1 of the Arkansas Rules of Professional Conduct to allow laywers who are not licensed in Arkansas to serve as pro bono lawyers in Arkansas. Click here to view the petition.

CLE: Justice the Pro Bono Component

Date: 
Wed, 06/09/2010 - 11:30am

1 Hour Ethics CLE about Rule 6.1 and Online Pro Bono resources.

Speakers:

Retired Associate Justice Imber

Vincent Morris

 

 

Location
Location Name: 
Arlington Hotel
Address1: 
239 Central Avenue
City: 
Hot Springs
State: 
AR
Zip: 
71901
Contact
Name: 
Vincent Morris
Phone: 
501-975-3775
Sponsor: 
Arkansas Bar Association
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