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Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation

Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation's mission is to provide quality legal services to the poor by effectively and aggressively representing its clients, by implementing strong and viable community education programs, and by maximizing available resources, thereby providing hope and encouragement for the economically disadvantaged and motivating and assisting our clients to become more independent and self-sufficient, and thus realize the goal of "Equal Justice Under the Law."

MCLSC is a LSC-funded organization serving the residents of Mississippi.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Clarke, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Walthall, Wayne, Wilkinson, Yazoo
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Emergency Assistance, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Domestic Violence
  • Populations Served: Low Income
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers, Mentors, Senior Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • 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
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation, Mentor volunteer lawyers or law students
  • 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 ProJusticeMN.org. READ MORE

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