The Pro Bono Practice Program offers attorneys the opportunity to contribute their legal expertise to Californians in need.
Participants who qualify can have their State Bar annual fees waived and also get free and reduced rates to attend Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE).
What is considered to be a "court-based self-help center?"
For the Pro Bono Practice Program, a "court-based self-help center" is a self-help program that is in compliance with California Rule of Court 10.960
You can find a list of family facilitators, self-help centers and small claim advisers on the Judicial Council of California website.
If you have a question that is not addressed in the above FAQs, email ProgramDevelopment@calbar.ca.gov or call 415-538-2252.