Pro Bono and Community Volunteer Opportunities
Ways to Volunteer
Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
The Foundation offers a number of volunteer opportunities, including its Access to Justice Modest Means program. To learn more about this and other opportunities visit their website by clicking the link above.
Arizona Wills for Heroes
The Wills for Heroes program provides free wills, living wills, and powers of attorney to first responder personnel and their spouses/partners in Arizona. Lawyers, notaries and lay volunteers are needed for wills events, usually held on Saturdays. The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, in partnership with the State Bar of Arizona, oversees the program and is an affiliate of the Wills for Heroes Foundation, a charitable 501(c)(3) entity. To learn more, click the link above.
André House of Arizona
André House supplies pro bono attorneys for the homeless, disadvantaged, working poor, and all veterans. They offer free legal consultations on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, from 10 a.m. to noon. Any attorney, paralegal, or legal assistant willing to donate some time should contact Bob Gottsfield, coordinator of André House Legal Services, at 480.619.0027. André House is located at 213 S. 11th Ave. in Phoenix.
Arizona Senior Citizens Law Project
Offers information and legal assistance to seniors in Maricopa County. Volunteer lawyers and trained advocates can assist clients with any of the legal issues such as government benefits, consumer affairs, wills, probate and guardianship. For more information, please call 602.252.6710.
Public Service Center
The Public Service Center is a department of the State Bar of Arizona created in an effort to provide the public with expanded access to justice. The Public Service Center carries out all the Access to Justice programs for the Bar including a free platform called Find-a-Lawyer where the public can submit pro bono cases to attorneys in any area of practice. Login to your Member Dashboard to get started and review pro bono cases now.
Florence Immigration and Refugee Rights Project Pro Bono Program
The Florence Project recruits, trains and mentors attorneys who accept their cases on a pro bono basis. Pro bono attorneys represent detained immigrants in removal proceedings in connection with the Florence, Eloy, and Children Programs.
The Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation provides free legal representation to those whose constitutional rights are violated by government. Pro bono attorneys may volunteer to represent clients or accept projects to assist with the Goldwater Institute’s own litigation efforts, including research and case assistance. The Goldwater Institute’s litigation focuses on constitutional rights, campaign finance, occupational and business licensing, school choice, property rights, public records law, open meetings laws, among others.
Step Up to Justice Step Up to Justice is a full-service, free civil legal center for low-income individuals and families in Pima County. It's powered by the talents of volunteer attorneys and the efficient use of technology and funding. Step Up to Justice uses innovative technology to bring civil legal services to clients where and when they need them.
Volunteer Lawyers Program of Arizona
In order to bring hope and justice to those who are less fortunate, the Volunteer Lawyers Program of Southern Arizona Legal Aid matches attorneys who wish to do pro bono work with low-income clients in need of civil legal assistance. Volunteer opportunities exist with Apache, Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz counties.