Missouri Bar is activating its Disaster Recovery Legal Assistance Hotline for
residents impacted by recent tornadoes in the Western Missouri communities of
Oak Grove, Buckner-Tarsney, Lee's Summit and Odessa. Missouri lawyers who want
to volunteer to answer questions and to provide pro bono legal advice via
telephone to help these storm survivors can sign up online here.
who complete the volunteer form will be provided with detailed information and resource
materials related to participation in Missouri Bar coordinated disaster relief
pro bono legal service. Volunteer lawyers can identify areas of practice
expertise when completing the form.
who have expertise in landlord-tenant and real estate property/mortgage
practice areas are likely to be needed first.
The Missouri Bar activates its Disaster Recovery Legal Assistance Hotline following events or natural disasters in order to aid Missouri
communities in need. Those seeking legal assistance should call 1-800-829-4128 –
a special toll-free number – to request free legal help. All calls are screened
and then referred to volunteer lawyers who agree to offer a telephone
consultation, providing free legal advice for disaster-related problems.
Callers who need representation in court or who have issues requiring
fee-generating services will be referred to the appropriate services.
Volunteer lawyers can expect to help storm survivors with the
lawyers have a strong track record of aiding Missourians in need by
volunteering their services through various programs, including the Disaster
Recover Legal Assistance Hotline. To learn more about pro bono opportunities
for lawyers, visit www.mobarprobono.org.
Questions? Click here to contact us
Paid for by The Missouri Bar Sebrina Barrett, Executive Director PO Box 119 Jefferson City, MO 65102