LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 2, 2011 – Arkansas attorneys helped prepare more than 200 legal documents for firefighters, police officers, emergency health care workers, and their spouses and families at the UALR Bowen School of Law and the Fayetteville Town Center last week.
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.
On Thursday, June 9, 2011, attorneys from the Arkansas Bar Association will be available at the Hot Springs Mercy Senior Citizen Center to counsel senior citizens on legal matters.
Approximately 20 attorneys will be prepared to help seniors with issues regarding the powers of attorney for healthcare and property, living wills, and simple wills. (Learn more.)
Arkansas Bar Association Leadership Academy, Arkansas Pro Bono Partnership, Center for Arkansas Legal Services, Legal Aid of Arkansas, Arkansas Access to Justice Commission, American Bar Association, West Central Area Agency on Aging, Hot Springs Mercy Senior Citizen Center, Oaklawn Center for Aging