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Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas (Fort Worth)

Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Termination of Parental Rights, Wills, IRS Tax Issues Restricted cases: Criminal, Immigration, Traffic Tickets, Personal Injury, Fee-generating. Acceptance criteria: Must be United States citizen or Legal Alien; meet the Income Guidelines based on family size, with case priorities, live within 114 counties in service area.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Erath, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Somervell, Tarrant
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Life Planning, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Veterans
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Paralegals, Senior Lawyers
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • 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), Client intake and screening, Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Legal Research, Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation, Mentor volunteer lawyers or law students, Prepare legal education materials, Training
  • 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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