Volunteer Attorney Program at the Colorado Legal Services (CLS) Durango office

  • Location:
    835 E. 2nd Avenue
    Suite 300
    Durango, CO 81301-5195
  • Map: maps.google.com
  • Phone: (970) 247-0266
  • Fax: (970) 385-8515

Southwest Bar Volunteer Legal Aid, Inc. (SWBVLA) is a co-sponsor of the Durango office of Colorado Legal Services (CLS). CLS and SWBVLA have had an agreement since 1985 to co-sponsor the local office, providing office space, an integrated system to interview and intake clients, and part-time Pro Bono Coordinator position to manage the referrals to the private Bar members for advice and full representation in selected civil case topics. There is an ongoing need for volunteer attorneys to provide advisory and direct client services in the areas of family, employment, consumer, housing, public benefits and probate law.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Archuleta, La Plata, San Juan
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Veterans
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: No
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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