The JBA Pro Bono Committee Chair
For most people, there is usually an instance in their lives in which they have legal questions that need to be answered or a legal matter that they are hesitant to face.
However, many people don’t have the money to speak to an attorney and, in fact, may not actually have a legal issue.
At an “Ask-A-Lawyer” event, people have an opportunity to ask questions of pro bono attorneys in brief face-to-face interviews.
This brief counsel is sometimes all that is needed to empower the person to take the next step to resolve their problem. The service…