The Medical-Legal Partnership at Eskenazi Health has been bringing health and legal professionals together since 2008 to help solve legal problems that affect health outcomes. One example of the partnership is an annual Wills and Advanced Care Planning Clinic.
While most lawyers do not volunteer just for the recognition, we know that extrinsic motivators help to encourage and support dedicated volunteers, raise awareness of pro bono service and encourage others to get involved.
Nonprofits come in many forms and can support a wide array of services, making it easy to find one that aligns with a particular interest or goal. Whether it’s your favorite amateur sports league, your children’s day care or a museum you love to visit, local nonprofits all require some level of legal services.
If you are looking for meaningful pro bono work without a long-term time commitment, consider hosting a TPS clinic. TPS, or temporary protected status, is a mechanism by which the executive branch can give migrants from certain unsafe countries the right to live and work in the United States for a temporary period of time.