The Bar Foundation's Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program

The Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program (LREP) provides legal services to New Mexico residents statewide age 55 and over. Referrals are made to private attorneys after consultation and case screening by LREP staff attorneys. Referrals are made on a full fee, deferred fee, reduced fee or pro bono basis. Additionally, LREP staff attorneys present workshops and clinics at senior centers throughout the state. LREP needs volunteer attorneys who are willing to accept referrals from the program or are willing to assist with the one-on-one consultations at the senior centers workshop clinics. Referral attorneys are especially needed in Catron, Cibola, De Baca, Hidalgo, McKinley, Mora, Quay, Sierra, Socorro, and Torrance Counties.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: New Mexico
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
  • Populations Served: Elderly
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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