GENERAL INFORMATION

Welcome to the web site of the DC Consortium of Legal Services Providers. The Consortium is a coalition of 34 member organizations, all of which provide direct legal services to low-income DC residents. The Consortium is led by Co-Chairs Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas (Executive Director, Advocates for Justice and Education) and Hannah Lieberman (Special Counsel, The Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights). The Consortium's Steering Committee is comprised of the Consortium Co-Chairs, as well as four other representatives from member organizations, currently: Lise Adams (Assistant Director, DC Bar Pro Bono Center), Moses Cook (Executive Director, DC Law Students in Court), Chinh Le (Legal Director, The Legal Aid Society of DC), and Chrissy Smith (Legal Director, The Children's Law Center).

 

CONSORTIUM MEETING SCHEDULE

General meetings are open to anyone wishing to attend. They are held on the third Thursday of each month, from 9:30 - 11:30 am, at Venable LLP (600 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC). We do not meet in August or December. The list of monthly meetings for 2017 - 2018 is as follows: 

     
     September 21, 2017
     October 19, 2017
     November 16, 2017
     December (no meeting)

     January 18, 2018
     February 15, 2018
     March 15, 2018
     April 19, 2018
     May 17, 2018
     June 21, 2018
     July 19, 2018
     August (no meeting)

Additional information about the Consortium and its activities can be found in the Library.

 

CONSORTIUM MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

Advocates for Justice and Education

The Amara Legal Center

The American Civil Liberties Union of the National Capital Area (ACLU-NCA)

The Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center

Ayuda, Inc.

Bread for the City

Break the Cycle

Capital Area Immigrants Rights (CAIR) Coalition

Catholic Charities Legal Network of the Archdiocese of Washington

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Catholic University Columbus Community Legal Services

The Children's Law Center

Christian Legal Aid of DC

The DC Affordable Law Firm

DC Crime Victims' Resource Center

DC Law Students in Court

DC Bar Pro Bono Center

The DC Volunteer Lawyers' Project

Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project (DV LEAP)

First Shift Justice Project

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Mil Mujeres

Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Network for Victim Recovery - DC

The Public Defender Service of DC

The Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities

Tzedek DC

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

University Legal Services

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts

The Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights

The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services Program