Pro Bono Lawyers

Find lawyers who are willing to work "for the public good". These law firms or organizations may be willing to work for free or for a reduced rate depending on the circumstances. Contact the closest office for more information.

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Legal Aid of Western Michigan
89 Ionia NW, Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
"Legal Aid of Western Michigan currently serves people in 17 counties in the lower Western part of Michigan with offices in Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Niles and St. Joseph."

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
511 Fort Street
Port Huron, MI 48060
Provides free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals.

Legal Services of South Central Michigan
420 N. Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
"Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) provides free legal advice and representation in certain civil cases to approximately 10,000 low income persons and senior citizens (regardless of income) each year."

Farmworker Legal Services of Michigan
3030 South 9th. St., Suite 1A
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
FLS provides free legal assistance and referrals to migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout the state.

Michigan Legal Services
220 Bagley Avenue, Suite 900
Detroit, MI 48226
MLS is a non-profit organization that works in the areas of homeless prevention, property tax, and divorce and child custody.

Legal Services of Northern Michigan
1349 South Otsego Avenue, Unit 7B
Gaylord, MI 49735
"Legal Services of Northern Michigan provides a full range of legal services in most areas of civil law for people who meet Federal poverty guidelines or who are 60 years of age or older. These services include: basic discussion of client rights; counseling; preparation of letters, documents, deeds, and pleadings; negotiations; administrative hearings; trials; and, in some cases, appeals, and community legal education presentations." They have additional locations in Alpena, Escanaba, Houghton, Marquette, Sault Ste. Marie, and Traverse City. Check the web site for contact information for those offices.

Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.
613 Abbott Street
Detroit, MI 48826
800-964-4700 (toll free)
"The largest provider of legal services to low- and moderate-income people in Michigan and one of the largest in the nation. Our service area comprises Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties, including the City of Detroit. We provide civil legal services to residents of all three counties. We represent defendants arraigned on criminal charges in Wayne County Circuit Court and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan."

Family Law Project
Hutchins Hall, University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
"The Family Law Project (FLP) is an affiliate program of Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) that provides legal services to indigent survivors of domestic violence." Contact them at

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