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GENERAL INFORMATION

Welcome to the web site of the DC Consortium of Legal Services Providers. The Consortium is a coalition of 29 member organizations, all of which provide direct legal services to low-income DC residents. The Consortium is led by Co-Chairs Tina Nelson (Managing Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly) and Chinh Le (Legal Director, The Legal Aid Society). The Consortium's Steering Committee is comprised of the Consortium Co-Chairs, as well as four other representatives from member organizations: Daniel Bruner (Legal Director, Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services); Rhonda Cunningham Holmes (Deputy Director, The Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights); and Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas (Legal Director, Advocates for Justice and Education).

CONSORTIUM MEETING SCHEDULE

General meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, from 9:30 - 11:30 am, at Seyfarth, Shaw LLP (975 F Street, NW, Washington, DC). The remaining meetings in 2014 are: April 17; May 15; June 19; July 17; September 18; October 16; November 20; and December 18. Additional information about the Consortium and its activities can be found in the Library.

CONSORTIUM MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

The American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation's Capital
Advocates for Justice and Education
The Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center
Ayuda, Inc.
Bread for the City
Capital Area Immigrants Rights (CAIR) Coalition

Catholic Charities Legal Network of the Archdiocese of Washington
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Columbus Community Legal Services
The Children's Law Center
DC Crime Victims Resource Center
DC Law Students in Court
The District of Columbia Bar Pro Bono Program
The DC Volunteer Lawyers' Project
Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project (DV LEAP)
The Employment Justice Center
The Legal Aid Society
Legal Counsel for the Elderly
Mil Mujeres
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Network for Victim Recovery - DC
The Public Defender Service of DC
The Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities
University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law
University Legal Services
Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
The Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services Program

Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

Learn More about the DC Consortium:

  • Member Organizations
  • Monthly Meeting Schedule

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