Legal Services

Bar Oversight and Regulation

Examines how states regulate the legal profession, including the role of state and local bar associations.


Provides information on state codes of ethics for judges, court employees and attorneys; judicial conduct organizations; methods of judicial disqualification and recusal; lawyers’ assistance programs; and ethics resources. 

Legal Aid/Pro Bono

Explores ethical issues in pro bono representation, what is required of lawyers with regard to providing services pro bono, unbundled services for "low-bono" parties, and innovative programs that meet the needs of low-income parties.

Legal Education/Bar Admission

Answers frequently asked questions about bar admission, law schools, and continuing legal education.