Pro Bono Initiatives
Legal services are expensive – sometimes prohibitively so. Because these costs are often a daunting barrier to many individuals and organizations in need of legal help, the Firm is committed to providing legal services free of charge to those in the communities where our professionals live and work. At Jackson Kelly, we understand that we have the special ability to give back to our communities through legal service.
Jackson Kelly attorneys across all offices have provided hundreds of hours of pro bono service to many individuals and organizations. In West Virginia, Jackson Kelly attorneys often participate in Tuesday Legal Connect, a program operated by the West Virginia State Bar out of the offices of West Virginia Legal Aid. Once a week, attorneys volunteer to take calls from the public, during which they offer suggestions, guidance, and assist callers in assessing their legal questions.
Attorneys at Jackson Kelly are encouraged to participate in pro bono matters of all types, and the Firm encourages attorneys to take on pro bono cases about which they are passionate.