The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin has pro bono opportunities available in a number of areas, including prisoner and non-prisoner civil rights cases, Title VII cases, and other discrimination cases. The court also recruits attorneys for the limited purpose of representing civil pro se litigants in mediations, as well as other limited-scope representations.
Pro Bono Attorney Panel: If you are interested in federal court pro bono opportunities, you may sign up for the court’s Pro Bono Attorney Panel. For more information about the panel, including how to become a panel member, please visit the Pro Bono Attorney Panel page.
Resources for Pro Bono Attorneys: The court has a number of resources available for its Pro Bono Attorney Panel members, including a Pro Bono Fund for expense reimbursement as well as training on relevant topics. For information about all of the court’s pro bono attorney resources, please visit the Resources for Pro Bono Attorneys page.
Pro Bono Attorney Recogniton: The court greatly appreciates the pro bono service of its Pro Bono Attorney Panel members. Please visit Pro Bono Attorney Recognition page or information about the annual Pro Bono Attorney Recognition Luncheon and for a link to the Pro Bono Attorney Honor Roll.
Chief Judge William C. Griesbach discusses the professional growth that can be realized by working on a pro bono case in the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
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