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Access to Justice & Pro Bono

Articles, blogs, and features about the unmet civil needs of low-income clients and efforts to expand access to justice with pro bono, legal aid and other efforts.


Resources and training materials on bankruptcy.


Federal and state resources about consumer protection and fair debt collection law and practice.


Information about accessing, correcting, and sealing criminal records.

Education and Schools

Resources about education and school law.


Resources about handling Unemployment Insurance appeals and employment discrimination claims at MCAD.

Ethics and Professional Conduct

Ethics opinions, Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct, BBO Pro Bono Status.

Family Law

Training materials, court forms, sample pleadings.

Government Benefits

Resources about federal and state cash assistance, housing, disability and other benefits. SSI/SSDI.

Guardianship & Probate

Training materials, court forms and other resources about guardianship of minors and guardianship of incapacitated adults.

Health Care

Resources about state and federal health care benefits.


Landlord-tenant, home ownership, foreclosure prevention.

Language Access

Working with interpreters, writing so your clients understand, effective communication. Tools and resources for serving clients with Limited English Proficiency and low reading levels.

Law Practice Technology

Tech tools and tips to help you make your practice more efficient and effective.

Limited Assistance Representation

Resources for attorneys on Limited Assistance Representation.

Litigation, Court Procedures & General Poverty Law Resources

Includes materials on attorneys fees, court rules and procedures, and general resource guides.

Veterans and Military Servicemembers

Resources for attorneys and others working with veterans or military servicemembers.

Volunteer Toolkit

Essential resources for pro bono attorneys. 

Community Legal Aid Medical - Legal Partnership

Resources and training materials for volunteers with Community Legal Aid's Medical-Legal Partnership with U. Mass Medical Center. 




  • Healthy Housing Training Materials- Community Legal Aid Medical-Legal Partnership UMass Memorial Health Care