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Franklin County Bar Association Advocates, Inc.

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    Christine Baronas
  • Organization Type: Nonprofit legal services provider

Our mission is to fill the need for legal representation for low income community members in Franklin and Western Worcester Counties. The Bar Advocates Program, with support from the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, provides legal advice and representation in civil matters such as family law, to low income victims of domestic violence, children and elders.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Franklin
  • Area of law: Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Civll legal needs
  • Populations Served: Children, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, Low Income
  • 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: Yes
  • 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), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation
  • Other Project Types: Representation in issue-specific cases and consultations at Battered Women\'s Shelter
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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