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Legal Volunteers

Disaster survivors need your help. Here are ways you can learn about the legal implications of disaster recovery and how you can volunteer with legal aid organizations in your area.

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In 2007, the American Bar Association developed the “Katrina Rule” allowing out-of-state lawyers to provide pro bono legal services in affected jurisdictions and lawyers in the affected jurisdiction whose legal practices had been disrupted by a major disaster to practice law on a temporary basis in an unaffected jurisdiction. Not all affected jurisdictions have adopted this rule.

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