Pro Bono Net fulfills its mission of increasing access to justice through the following core programs:
probono.net (www.probono.net) is a national, online resource for pro bono and legal aid attorneys, law professors and students, and related social services advocates. The site, which has more than 80,000 registered members, promotes collaboration and makes it easier for pro bono attorneys to get involved, saving them time and connecting them with opportunities, training, mentors and searchable libraries of practice resources.
Remote Legal Connect (www.probono.net/programs/rlc) allows legal services provider, pro bono initiatives, courts and community partners to rapidly build and manage a remote legal support program to increase access to legal assistance for communities in need, regardless of location.
Legal Risk Detector (www.probono.net/programs/risk-detector) is a web-based legal health "check-up" tool designed for use by elder care professionals. By combining high-tech technology with high-touch human support, the Legal Risk Detector enables medical personnel, social workers and other allied professionals to screen elderly individuals, including homebound, for legal needs and refer them to legal services.
LawHelp.org (www.LawHelp.org) is a national, online resource that helps low-income people find local legal aid programs, answers to questions about legal rights, court information, self-help tools, links to social service agencies and more. An average of 13,000 people per day turn to LawHelp for assistance.
LawHelpNY (www.lawhelpny.org) is a central access point for those who seek to present themselves, those who need to be connected with free or low-cost legal services, and for those looking for information to resolve their legal problems. With a live chatline (LiveHelp), thousands of pages of useful multilingual web content about legal rights, and an extensive network of referral partners, LawHelpNY makes legal connections that make a difference in people's lives every day.
LawHelp Interactive (www.LawHelpInteractive.org) is a national service providing free online legal document assembly, which enables thousands of low-income people each year to complete needed legal forms on their own, and increases efficiency for legal aid and pro bono programs. In 2019, more than 660,000 forms were assembled using LawHelp Interactive.
Pro Bono Manager (www.probono.net/good) is a pro bono practice management service for law firms, which helps them run their pro bono programs more effectively and efficiently. Pro Bono Manager was developed as an earned-income initiative with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Immigration Advocates Network (www.immigrationadvocates.org) is a project of Pro Bono Net and leading national immigrants’ rights organizations, which fosters collaboration among those serving low-income immigrants.
Citizenshipworks (www.Citizenshipworks.org) provides easy-to-use online tools to help naturalization-eligible immigrants become U.S citizens, and is a project of Pro Bono Net, Immigration Advocates Network and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center. Citizenshipworks is the winner of the 2012 Webby Award for Best Law Site and the Webby People’s Voice Award for Best Law Site.
immi (www.immi.org) helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. Our online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Immi is a project of the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net.