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Bankruptcy Court Committee
CANCEL
Court Appeals Committee
CANCEL
Lawyer Professional Satisfaction in Toledo - Then and Now
Toledo Bar Association
Diversity Committee
SECOND
12:00pm
Executive Committee
Board Room
12:00pm
Public Law Committee
MICHIGAN
12:00pm

Community Service & Volunteer Opportunities

Pro Bono Legal Services Program

The Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program provides volunteer attorneys for low income individuals in a variety of legal issues. The Pro Bono Program is a success due to the attorneys who volunteer and donate to support the program.

Types of cases handled include divorces; bankruptcies; minor probate matters; tort defenses; guardianships; and real estate matters. In addition, the Pro Bono Program offers several pro se clinics for clients, including the Juvenile Court Clinic; the Divorce Clinic; and the Expungement Clinic. The Pro Bono Program does not handle criminal cases.

Attorneys can earn Ohio CLE credit for hours spent working with Pro Bono clients.

Send original, completed form to: Toledo Bar Association, 311 N. Superior, Toledo, OH 43604

Please consider joining your colleagues to support Pro Bono. To join the Pro Bono Panel of attorneys contact Michelle Tussing, Director of the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Program, at 419.418.5323 or mtussing@toledobar.org.

Ask the Attorney Hotline

The Toledo Bar Association staffs an "Ask the Attorney" hotline in cooperation with local television station WTOL-11. Volunteer attorneys are needed to answer legal questions on Wednesday evenings, 5:15 to 7:30 pm To volunteer for ANY WEDNESDAY, contact: Maggie Humphrey at mhumphrey@toledobar.org , 419.242.4763

Law-Related Education Programs

The Law-Related Education Committee sponsors several opportunities for attorneys to provide community service.

Volunteer to:

  • present classroom programs;
  • judge the high school mock trial competition;
  • rank essays for the annual Caty Armstrong Law Day Essay Contest.

To volunteer, contact Lisa Small, 419.418.5310 or lsmall@toledobar.org.


Young Lawyers Committee

The Young Lawyers Committee, open to any attorney in practice for 10 years or fewer, organizes public service and social events for its members. To join the Committee, contact Donna Williamson, 419.242.9363 or dwilliamson@toledobar.org.