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GENERAL INFORMATION

Welcome to the web site of the DC Consortium of Legal Services Providers. The Consortium is a coalition of  31 member organizations, all of which provide direct legal services to low-income DC residents. The Consortium is led by Co-Chairs Chinh Le (Legal Director, The Legal Aid Society) and Rochanda Hiligh-Thomas (Legal Director, Advocates for Justice and Education). The Consortium's Steering Committee is comprised of the Consortium Co-Chairs, as well as four other representatives from member organizations: Moses Cook (Executive Director, DC Law Students in Court); Rhonda Cunningham Holmes (Deputy Director, The Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights); Hannah Lieberman (Executive Director, Neighborhood Legal Services Program); and Tina Nelson (Managing Attorney, Legal Counsel for the Elderly).

 

CONSORTIUM MEETING SCHEDULE

General meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, from 9:30 - 11:30 am, at Venable LLP (575 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC). The list of monthly meetings for 2016 is as follows:  January 21, February 18, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August (no meeting), September 15, October 20, November 17, December (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

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

DC Crime Victims' Resource Center

DC Law Students in Court

The District of Columbia Bar Pro Bono Center

The DC Volunteer Lawyers' Project

Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project (DV LEAP)

The DC Employment Justice Center

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

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

Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

Learn More about the DC Consortium:

  • Member Organizations
  • Monthly Meeting Schedule

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