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Pro Bono or Low-Cost Direct Legal Services

Authorization to provide pro bono or low-cost direct legal services

The Kansas Supreme Court adopted Supreme Court Rule 1404 to:

  • establish a process by which nonprofit legal service providers, nonprofit programs, or accredited law school clinics can be approved to use retired, inactive, or single-employer attorneys to provide pro bono services; and

  • identify the requirements and create an authorization process for attorneys who wish to provide these services.

Supreme Court Rule 1404: Pro Bono or Low-Cost Legal Services Provided by Retired, Inactive, or Single-Employer Attorneys




Rule 1404 identifies these forms to be used to request the approval or authorization:

Legal Service Providers, Programs, or Law School Clinics



Other relevant rules

These rules include references to Rule 1404:

Supreme Court Rule 202: Applicability; Jurisdiction

Supreme Court Rule 206: Attorney Registration

Supreme Court Rule 721: Restricted Licensure of Attorneys Performing Legal Services for Single Employers

Supreme Court Rule 122: Electronic Filing and Service by Electronic Means

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