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Access to Justice by the Numbers


PRO BONO HOURS dedicated to
“signature projects,” including:


hours representing 195 NONPROFITS in corporate and tax matters and in applying for forgiveness of federal stimulus loans aimed at supporting operations during the pandemic


HOURS representing 37 IMMIGRANTS seeking lawful status or release from detention


HOURS representing 17 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS seeking final restraining orders and/or child custody and support orders


HOURS representing 97 LOW-INCOME ENTREPRENEURS OR INVENTORS seeking assistance to start businesses, file for patents, or apply for forgiveness of federal stimulus loans


HOURS representing 17 INDIVIDUALS WITH CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS seeking to prove their innocence, appeal their convictions, petition for pardons or sentence commutations, or expunge low-level criminal records


HOURS representing 33 TENANTS seeking to avoid eviction and 24 LEGAL AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS advocating for procedural reforms in landlord-tenant court


HOURS representing 45 TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS seeking legal name changes


HOURS representing 15 LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS in preparing wills, health care proxies, powers of attorney, and other life-planning documents


HOURS representing 12 LOW-INCOME DEBTORS filing for personal bankruptcy to get a fresh financial start


HOURS representing 2 CONSERVATORS seeking legal custody of children and/or young adults with disabilities and 4 ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES in their uncontested guardianship proceedings