Legal Aid organizations across the nation are recognized as a lawyers’ charity. In part, this is because being an attorney is necessary in filling many available volunteer roles within legal aid organizations. Lawyers are also encouraged by bar associations to fulfill ethical obligations to provide... Read more...
Did you know that Legal Aid of the Bluegrass’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Program provides support to people who are aged 60+ and disabled individuals receiving Medicare benefits in 30 Central, Northern and Northeastern counties? The program has four goals:
to educate... Read more...
In February of 2014, Melody began dating Henry from her Sociology class. Their relationship was ‘casual’ and they would meet to go to dinner or hang out with friends a few times a week. After 4 months, Melody and Henry began having sex. One evening after some heavy drinking, Henry invited... Read more...
The importance of pro bono work in providing professional development opportunities cannot be overstated. Beyond providing a free service in the community and doing some good for the world, attorneys are given the chance to take cases that may not be available to them in a traditional legal setting... Read more...
Legal Aid of the Bluegrass provides civil legal assistance designed to alleviate the most brutal problems of the low income people living in 33 northern and central Kentucky counties. These services are typically in the areas of government benefits, consumer, housing and family law. The service... Read more...