Alaska Legal Services Pro Bono Program

ALSC's Pro Bono program has assisted hundreds of low-income Alaskans with their legal problems through a statewide network of volunteer attorneys and other professionals. The program does not accept direct requests for legal assistance. In order to qualify for services, clients must meet ALSC financial eligibility and case criteria guidelines. The nearest ALSC office will make this determination. Services offered to eligible clients are: * Representation * A one-time free consultation with a pro bono attorney * Legal Clinics

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Aleutians East, Aleutians West, Anchorage, Bethel, Bristol Bay, Denali, Dillingham, Fairbanks North Star, Haines, Juneau, Kenai Peninsula, Ketchikan Gateway, Kodiak Island, Lake and Peninsula, Matanuska Susitna, Nome, North Slope, Northwest Arctic, Prince Wales Ketchikan, Sitka, Skagway Hoonah Angoon, Southeast Fairbanks, Valdez Cordova, Wade Hampton, Wrangell Petersburg, Yakutat, Yukon Koyukuk
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Environmental, Family & Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
  • Populations Served: General Public, Low Income
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Nonlitigation Projects, Paralegals
  • Need for non-English services: Korean, Russian, Signers for the deaf: ASL, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Long Distance Opportunities: Conduct Research, Draft or Translate Legal Documents, Mentor Volunteer Lawyers
  • Other Long Distance Opportunities: Pro Bono Representation
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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