October is pro bono (latin: for free) month and my firm, Wells Law Firm, is partnering with Arkansas Legal Services, Center for Arkansas Legal Services, and the W. Harold Flowers Law Society on several events this month, which I have listed below. If you are an attorney and you’d like to volunteer, feel free to email me and I will get you the information: jennifer at jwellslawfirm.com.
October 22-Wills and Healthcare Forms for UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
Teams of Arkansas lawyers, legal assistants, notaries public, and law students are needed to prepare simple wills, advance directives, and powers of attorney for health care and financial matters for cancer patients at UAMS. (I won’t be attending this one, but thought I should include it for anyone who qualifies
UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute patients can sign up online.
October 24-Expungement Clinic at Shorter College
Attorneys with the W. Harold Flowers Law Society are partnering with the Center for Arkansas Legal Services, Legal Aid of Arkansas, Arkansas Legal Services Partnership and Arkansas Access to Justice Commission to host an Expungement Clinic to provide free legal help to low-income Arkansans and Shorter College students in preparing legal forms to seal criminal records.
Low-income Arkansans who want help can make an appointment online.
October 28-Wills and Healthcare Forms at Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Teams of Arkansas lawyers, legal assistants, notaries public, and law students are needed to prepare simple wills, advance directives, and powers of attorney for health care and financial matters for patients and their families at Children’s Hospital.
ACH patients and families can sign up online.