S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women

The South Carolina Office of the Attorney General believes that the reduction of Criminal Domestic Violence (CDV) in South Carolina can be achieved through education, prosecution, and the formation of centralized CDV courts. Taking the lead in these efforts, the Attorney General has created two programs: the S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women Program (STOP) and the Pro Bono Prosecution Program (Pro Bono).

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: South Carolina
  • Area of law: Domestic Violence Prosecution
  • Populations Served: State Residents
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Weekends
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • Training / Supervision Comments: To become certified in our Pro Bono program and to begin taking on cases, a one-day training is required.
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • 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: Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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