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Delivery of Legal Services

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Overview

The Delivery of Legal Services Section focuses on improving access to legal services, with special attention to the challenges of low-income communities. Legal Services leaders work along side the private bar in efforts to identify community needs and engage in meaningful pro bono efforts.

Pro Bono Trainings

We partner with local legal services organizations to offer meaningful and impactful pro bono opportunities, as well as trainings to ensure you have the necessary skills.

See Our Upcoming Trainings

Annual Pro Bono Recruitment Fair & Open House

Sponsored with Suffolk University Law School, the annual pro bono fair provides attorneys and law students with a range of pro bono opportunities. The fair is held each October as part of the ABA’s National Pro Bono Celebration. 

Walk to the Hill

Each January, hundreds of private attorneys and civil legal aid advocates converge on the Massachusetts State House to demonstrate their support for state funding of civil legal aid. Walk to the Hill, one of the largest lobby days at the State House, brings legal aid and the private bar together for the cause of equal access to justice for all. 

Read BBA’s Groundbreaking Task Force Report on Civil Legal Aid, Investing in Justice

Boston Bar Foundation Grants

The charitable branch of the BBA, the Boston Bar Foundation awards annual grants to community organizations that work to provide legal services to those in need.

Learn More and Meet Our Grantees
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Section Leadership

Mia Friedman

Section Co-Chair Fish & Richardson P.C.
Elizabeth Matos

Elizabeth Matos

Section Co-Chair Prisoners' Legal Services

Jenna Miara

At-Large IOLTA ED

Past Delivery of Legal Services Events

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