skip to content

Pro Bono Net

Lawyers serving the public good.

South Jersey Legal Services

SJLS is a non-profit organization created to provide quality legal representation and advocacy to low-income individuals. We seek to empower low-income individuals to access the judicial system so they will achieve the greatest possible measure of substantive, procedural and economic justice. Pro bono attorneys are matched with cases in their area of specialty for direct client representation and advice, training/mentoring of other attorneys or participation in a clinic setting. We also provide training and support to attorneys wishing to volunteer in new areas of law.

  • Location of Volunteer Opportunity: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans, Domestic Violence, Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Populations Served: Children, Communities of Color, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public, Low Income, Military/Veterans, Persons with Disabilities, State Residents, Women, Working poor and unemployed
  • Projects For: Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Nonlitigation Projects, Paralegals, Senior Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Does the organization provide malpractice insurance for volunteers? Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client intake and screening, Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation
  • Other Project Types: Training
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
Download this organization and add it to your address book
Please report any corrections to this organization's information

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • LegalZoom
Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

Volunteer Profile

Neil Steinkamp

Rebecca Berlow, a corporate attorney, has worked as a volunteer with The Legal Aid Society's Immigration Unit Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") clinics and has assisted the Society with disaster relief efforts, greatly improving their Access to Benefits hotline by developing a new intake system. Learn more

Not a lawyer?

Need legal help?

LawHelp.org

Legal info for the public

Webby Winner Logo

LawHelp.org Named Best Law Site in 2007 Webby Awards