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Connecticut Pro Bono Network

Bankruptcy, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Foreclsoure, Elder Law, Employment, Government Benefits, Health, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Juvenile, Nonprofits, Probate, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Special Education, Tax Law, Termination of Parental Rights and Wills. For pro bono volunteer recruitment, training and recognition only. Cases are placed by over a dozen member legal aid agencies in our network. Clients must be 125% of poverty level.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Connecticut
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans, Foreclosure, Probate, Special Education
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • CLE pro bono comments: Mentoring or Supervision Offered
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Long Distance Opportunities: Conduct Research, Draft or Translate Legal Documents, Mentor Volunteer Lawyers, Realizar investigación, Redactar borrador o traducir documento legal, Servir de mentor(a) de abogado(a) voluntario(a)
  • Other Long Distance Opportunities: They need to be admitted in CT
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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Volunteer Profile

Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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