Pro Bono Opportunities

Spring 2019 Pro Bono Project Scheduling Now Available

Now that you have your class schedule for spring, lock in your pro bono schedule too. Pro bono schedules span February 1 through April 25 for 1Ls and February 1 through May 17 for 2Ls and 3Ls. Priority scheduling will be given to those who complete the online scheduling form. All project descriptions and scheduling details are available here and must be reviewed prior to submitting the scheduling form. Print copies of all materials are available at the front desk of the Eisenberg Suite. If you are new to pro bono or want to learn more about the opportunities before scheduling, register to attend the pro bono pizza lunch set for Thursday, January 17, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Room TBD.

Contact: Angela F. Schultz

Open Sign Up Continues for December & January: Shifts Are Filling Fast

The OPEN SIGN UP SHEET containing all projects with available pro bono shifts for December and January is filling up fast. Shifts from January 14-31 have been added to the sheet. Sign up now. All project descriptions are available here.

Students new to any project can complete the necessary training online.

Contact: Angela Schultz

Your Pro Bono Experience: A Survey

The Office of Public Service is committed to continually refining and perfecting all aspects of pro bono projects based on student input. Please take a few minutes to complete the Fall 2018 Pro Bono Experience Survey.

Pro Bono involvement among law students reached a record high this year with 71% of the student body participating! Help us make your experience the best it can be by completing this survey. 

Contact: Angela Schultz

Seeking Student Coordinators for MVLC Estate Planning Clinic

Two law student coordinator positions are available for the spring 2019 session of the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic Estate Planning Clinic.

The Estate Planning Clinic prepares wills, powers of attorney, and living wills for clients by appointment at the Milwaukee County Veterans’ Service Office, House of Peace, and the United Community Center. The student coordinators will work with the Estate Planning Clinic director and student volunteers to facilitate appointments at the United Community Center beginning January 23, 2019. 

This is a great opportunity to learn about estate planning and gain leadership experience. You also earn pro bono hours as a student coordinator. Read the full student coordinator position description and instructions to apply here.

Contact: Marisa Zane

Spring Semester Pro Bono Pizza Lunch

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:00pm TBD

If you are new to pro bono or want to learn more about the variety of opportunities, please mark your calendars and register to attend the pro bono pizza lunch on Thursday, January 17, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Room locations is TBD.

Contact: Angela F. Schultz