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Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program is a joint effort of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas. DVAP serves those who live with poverty in Dallas County. Areas of law: family, consumer, probate, wills, employment, juvenile, health, individual rights, housing, bankruptcy, and income maintenance cases.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Dallas
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Veterans
  • Populations Served: Children, Communities of Color, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public, Low Income, Military/Veterans, Nonprofits, Women, Working poor and unemployed
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Nonlitigation Projects, Paralegals
  • Need for non-English services: Spanish
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • 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
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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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

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