2020 Archive Material: Court Access & Virtual Operations, Pro Bono and Self-Help

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  • The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s Disaster Legal Services Program and Paladin launched a national disaster relief pro bono portal, where lawyers can sign up and view cases.
  • Attorneys, social workers, and medical professionals are being sought to work on compassionate release motions for people in prison. The Compassionate Release Clearinghouse is a project of FAMM, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, and others.
  • Association of Pro Bono Counsel Launches New Collaborative Site to Coordinate Law Firm Covid-19 Pro Bono Response
  • New York State Bar Association launches COVID-19 pro bono network in partnership with the New York State court system.