SBM encourages attorneys to take part in National Day of Service

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the National Day of Service, the State Bar of Michigan encourages attorneys to celebrate the day by volunteering.

The SBM Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee compiles resources for attorneys to find volunteer opportunities and events happening in local communities throughout Michigan. These resources can be found online at

Martin Luther King Day is Monday, Jan. 16. Federal legislation declared the holiday a “Day of Service” in 1994, encouraging Americans to volunteer to improve their neighborhood and surrounding communities while celebrating Dr. King’s life and legacy.

Attorneys participating in volunteer activities are also encouraged to share their stories of service (and photos) by visiting The most compelling stories of service will be featured on the A Lawyer Helps webpage.



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