International law firm Brown Rudnick LLP has announced a collaboration with Support Through Court, an organization that provides legal assistance to people representing themselves in civil and family court proceedings. Brown Rudnick has joined Support Through Court’s Guardians Network as a “Changemaker Guardian.” As part of the Guardian Network, Brown Rudnick supports volunteer recruitment, training, and other services that help thousands of people move through the court system.

Neil Micklethwaite, Managing Partner of Brown Rudnick LLP in London said: “We are honored to partner with Support Through Court, an organization that provides pro bono services to people in need of quality legal representation. Through this collaboration, we are helping the most vulnerable people get fair access to the courts. We are incredibly proud to be a part of these efforts that make a real impact on so many.”

Brown Rudnick is deeply committed to pro bono work. The Firm’s lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff dedicate their time and talents to help individuals and organizations pursue civil rights and racial justice and in other matters. Equity, inclusion, and diversity are core values at Brown Rudnick and inform every aspect of the business.

Support Through Court has nearly 1,000 volunteers who give free assistance in 23 court centres across England and Wales. The volunteers provide reassurance and practical help, walking clients through the legal processes and helping them understand what will happen in the court room. The services offer much-needed assistance to those struggling to navigate the courts without legal representation.