Pro Bono legal assistance continues to be bolstered by the help of a number of practicing attorneys that donate their time. A number of Madison County lawyers have provided hundreds of hours of free legal help each year to those unable to afford an attorney, according to Madison County Judge Barbara Crowder, who chairs the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee.
She tells The Big Z the success of this program has exceeded expectations, and a number of attorneys are donating their time. Why?
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She says the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee pulls together judges and lawyers to address the growing demand for pro bono legal services by developing new pro bono delivery models and raising awareness of the need for pro bono legal help.