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About Our Pro Bono Program

7 Reasons to Partner with Us for Pro Bono!

  • Free access to our volunteer support website www.probono.net/ok

    • password-protected Library of resources

    • training videos

    • CLE materials

    • helpful forms

    • automated documents you can use on pro bono cases

  • Malpractice insurance coverage on Legal Aid referred cases (if you have your own, ours is secondary)

  • Legal Aid staff attorneys available for consultation

  • Assistance with litigation costs (must be pre-approved)

  • Free Continuing Legal Education seminars

    • Legal Aid is an approved MCLE provider

    • Annual CLE is FREE to active volunteers

  • Fifty-percent discount on many OBA CLE programs for 20 hours or more of pro bono service

  • Interview rooms available for meetings with the client


Join Legal Aid's Pro Bono Program Online here:

  1. go to: http://www.probono.net/ok/civillaw/jointhisarea/

  2. fill in your email address, click Continue

    fill out the "JOIN" form

  3. check "Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma as your pro bono program affiliation

  4. a confirmation email is sent when you apply

  5. as a member, you'll be "approved" to access the password-protected areas of our pro bono support website

Self-Referral Information for pro bono cases you may already be taking:

  • A low-income client who may qualify for assistance through Legal Aid contacts you directly,

  • Call one of our pro bono coordinators for an eligibility screening.

  • If the client meets the financial and other criteria, a pro bono file will be established at Legal Aid for monitoring and other support services just as if the client had originated with us.

  • Self-referral of cases is the best way to provide legal services to the truly needy, because he or she has the lawyer of his choice without waiting for a referral.

  • You choose the case and client.

Accept a case for pro bono representation

Check the New Cases Page in the Advocate Resource Center for current cases available. Use the website to contact a coordinator and report on the case.

Participate in a another way

  • Legal Aid Pro Bono Projects are listed on the right side of this page.
  • Each project is described with time commitment and contact information.
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