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Oklahoma Pro Bono Legal Information, Resources and Assistance

The Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 6.1 Pro Bono Public Services states that a lawyer should render public interest legal service and discharge this responsibility by providing professional services at no fee or a reduced fee to persons of limited means or to public service or charitable groups or organizations.

Oklahoma Pro Bono Summary: Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma is a non-profit law firm serving low-income and elderly Oklahomans who have civil legal problems. It has offices throughout the state and has attorneys assigned to every county in Oklahoma helping people who cannot afford to hire an attorney.

The special programs from Legal Aid Services are:

Oklahoma Pro Bono Contacts:

Teresa Rendon
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
2901 North Classen Boulevard, Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Sally Gilbert, President
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
2915 North Classen Boulevard, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Phone: 405-557-0020

Pro Bono Award:

Oklahoma Bar Association annually presents an award to a member for outstanding pro bono service.

Additional Information Links:

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory/oklahoma.html
http://www.legalaidok.org/