Welcome to the DC Consortium of Legal Services Providers Area of probono.net/dc!
The Consortium is a coalition of 34 member organizations, all of which provide direct legal services to low-income DC residents. The Consortium's mission is to coordinate the delivery, expand the availability and improve the quality of legal services and advocacy for poor and disadvantaged people and groups of people in the District of Columbia.
Many of the Consortium's 34 member organizations have robust pro bono programs. Your help is greatly needed. Please browse a "virtual pro bono fair" of some of the organizations and a complete directory of pro bono opportunities to find an organization that best matches your personal interests and professional goals.
Consortium members meet on a monthly basis, with leadership committees and work and affinity groups convening separately throughout the year. Consortium meetings and activities are generally open to all individuals who work in the legal services community or who are interested in issues impacting low-income clients. Individuals from a broad spectrum of public interest organizations, local law schools, private law firms, and DC Bar entities are active in the Consortium.
General meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, at Venable LLP, 600 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The list of remaining monthly meetings for the coming year is as follows: October 17, November 21, December (no meeting).
The Art & Science of Interviewing Pro Bono Clients 2019, Oct 21 - Oct 25
Asking the right questions in the right way can start your attorney-client relationship off on the right note and prevent unnecessary frustration. This skill is especially important when working with pro bono clients who have had limited experience with t ...
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Training: Landlord/Tenant Practice in the District of Columbia, 2-Part Series (Part 1), Oct 23
The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center will host a training on landlord/tenant practice in the district. More information to come at a later date.
Washington Council of Lawyers DC Pro Bono Week 2019: Small Business Brief Advice Legal Clinic, Oct 23
Sponsored by the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center The Small Business Brief Advice Legal Clinic gives business and transactional attorneys the opportunity to donate their expertise to small businesses. The Small Business Brief Advice Legal Clinics allow current ...
36th Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (Webcast), Oct 24
Why You Should Attend The law of Section 1983 continues to develop on an ongoing basis. An effective Section 1983 litigator must have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the multifaceted aspects of Section 1983 law. At PLI's 36th Annual Section ...
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