PRO BONO ATTORNEYS ARKANSAS
Pro Bono Attorneys Arkansas volunteer their time to represent and bring civil justice for hundreds of thousands of low-income Arkansans who cannot afford to pay for legal representation.
One out of five Arkansas citizens is eligible for legal aid.
Pro bono legal services programs and projects can include: bankruptcy, divorce, Adoption, guardianship, wills, housing issues, and deceptive trade practices.
Pro bono programs can usually help individuals in civil cases ONLY. No criminal cases (DUI, traffic tickets, arrests and warrants) or cases that attorneys are rewarded fees by a jury or judge (personal injury, discrimination, or malpractice suits.)
Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for the Elderly 2020 W 3rd St Ste 620 Little Rock AR 72205-4467 Fax: 501-376-9263 Phone: 501-376-9263
Arkansas Legal Services Programs - Center for Arkansas Legal Services 303 W. Capitol, Suite 200 Little Rock, AR 72201 Fax (501) 376-3664 Phone: (501) 376-3423 and (800) 952-9243
Ozark Legal Services Pro Bono Project 4083 N. Shiloh Drive Suite 3 Fayetteville AR 72703 Fax: 501-442-0603 Phone: 501-442-0600
Center For Arkansas Legal Services - River Valley Volunteer Attorney Project 901 South 21st Street Fort Smith AR 72902 Fax: 479-783-0120 Phone: 479-785-5211 and 800-952-9243
Legal Aid of Arkansas 714 South Main Street Jonesboro, AR 72401 fax (870) 910-5562 Phone: (870) 972-9224
Legal Aid Of Arkansas 202 Walnut Street Newport AR 72112-3326 Fax: 870-523-3785 Phone: 870-523-9892
Legal Aid Of Arkansas - West Memphis Office 310 Mid-Continent Building West Memphis AR 72303 Fax: 870-732-6343 Phone: 870-732-6370
River Valley Volunteer Attorney Project Janet Dyer, Managing Attorney Toll Free: 1.800.364.1134 Phone: 479.785.5211 Fax: 479.783.0120
VOCALS - Volunteer Organization of Center for Arkansas Legal Services Angie Moore, Pro Bono Coordinator Toll Free: 1.800.950.5817 Phone: 501.376.3423 Fax: 501.376.3664
Equal Access to Justice Panel (learn more about EAJP) Susan Purtle, Pro Bono Manager/Senior Attorney Toll Free: 1.800.234.3544 Ext. 4301 Phone: 479.442.0600 Fax: 479.442.0603
AVLE – Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for the Elderly Catherine Edwards, Director Toll Free: 1.800.999.2853 Phone: 501.376.9263 Fax: 501.324.2853
Pro Bono law students at the University of Arkansas School of Law handle research requests for volunteer attorneys and are placed with volunteer attorneys as clerks to help on any referred cases.
Pro Bono Awards recognize lawuers who make significant contributions to the community through their pro bono services.
Attorneys who donate 10 or more hours of free legal service to low income clients are recognized with Certificates of Achievement.
Attorneys who want to volunteer please contact:
Christy Wilson Davis, Pro Bono Coordinator 714 S. Main, Jonesboro, AR 72401 (870) 972-9224 x6301 800-967-9224 x6301
Susan M. Purtle, Pro Bono Manager / Senior Attorney
4083 N. Shiloh #3, Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 442-0600 x4301