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Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Feb 27, 2019

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announced several initiatives today, all designed to provide better assistance and improved understanding of process to indigent and self-represented persons in civil cases. The initiatives include providing better compensation and improved training to attorneys appointed to cases involving self-represented indigent persons, as well as a new program to help self-represented indigent persons with initial case review and filing processes.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Feb 18, 2019

Rule 6.01(o) is designed to allow attorneys in good standing who practice only pro bono to have their annual bar dues waived, as long as they are practicing under the auspices of "an approved legal assistance organization."

DID YOU KNOW?

Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge firms provided over 40,503 hours of pro bono legal services in 2018.