Arizona Modest Means Project

About the Modest Means Project

The Modest Means Project is a partnership program of the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education and the State Bar of Arizona. The purpose of the Arizona Modest Means Project is to provide low-cost legal assistance to people who cannot afford the expertise of attorneys at the standard rates, but who cannot qualify for free legal services due to income qualification or other restrictions. The Project serves those whose income is less than or equal to 250% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Modest Means Project attorneys agree to be available to assist Modest Means Project clients for a fee of $75 for a one-hour consultation, after which the attorney has discretion to continue representation at a fee of $75 per hour.

Join your fellow attorneys in assisting Arizonans with Modest Means. Contact Kim Bernhart at or go online to sign up now.

Sign up to assist with the Modest Means project and receive a coupon code for 50% off to use when registering for any of these Modest Means seminars! *The ethics presentation is required for all Modest Means volunteers, attendance at all other presentations is up to each attorney.

Modest Means seminars are short programs introducing volunteers to a specific area of practice so that they may better serve their clients. These courses cover core competencies needed to work successfully on behalf of your clients. Modest Means programs are available OnDemand.


2018 Foundations of Ethics | OnDemand
2019 Essentials of Employment Law | OnDemand
2018 Foundations of Immigration Law | OnDemand
2018 Essentials of a Family Law Practice: Child Support | OnDemand
2017 Survey of Family Law | OnDemand
2017 Survey of Landlord and Tenant Law | OnDemand
2017 Survey of Foreclosure | OnDemand
2017 Survey of Consumer Law and Appeals | OnDemand
2017 Survey of Bankruptcy Law | OnDemand
2019 Essential of Wills and Trusts | OnDemand
2019 Foundations of Probate Procedure | OnDemand
2017 Foundations of Guardianship | OnDemand
2017 Survey of Criminal Misdemeanor Law | OnDemand
2017 Survey of Mediation and Arbitration | OnDemand

Visit our Catalog to see all the courses available.

For questions about assisting Arizonans with Modest Means, or becoming a Modest Means Volunteer, contact Kim Bernhart at

For questions about the training seminars, please contact the CLE Registrar at 602-340-7231.

Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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