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South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Intake Department

No Criminal Cases - Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke or Washington County, Alabama, Residency - Subject Matter Financial Eligibility (Legal Services Eligibility)

The kinds of cases normally accepted are:

  • Adoption by agreement
  • Advice before being sued
  • Change of custody by agreement
  • Child support modifications
  • Collection of judgments (under $3000)
  • Contracts and warranties
  • Credit access and debt collection
  • Deeds and home ownership issues
  • Enforcement of court order from divorce involving children (excluding child support)
  • Enforcement of worker's compensation (under $1000 or for medical expenses)
  • Guardianship and conservatorship
  • Landlord-Tenant matters
  • Name changes (minor and adult)
  • Paternity/legitimation by agreement
  • Power of attorney
  • Uncontested divorce by agreement (no minor children from the union)
  • Visitation enforcement (with prior court order)
  • Wage claims (under $1000)
  • Wills, living wills, and small estates
  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Baldwin, Clarke, Mobile, Washington
  • Area of law: Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Family & Juvenile, Life Planning
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Volunteer Profile

James Mason is an associate attorney in Dorsey & Whitney LLP's Minneapolis office. He volunteers with Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) in its criminal expungement workshop. At the workshops, volunteer attorneys like James help people complete the lengthy and detailed court pleadings required for expungement using the HotDocs assembly tool hosted on READ MORE

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