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Partners for Women and Justice

Partners for Women and Justice is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides several types of free legal assistance to low income and abused women. Our services are limited to domestic violence and family law. Our pro bono programs seek volunteer attorneys to represent women in northern New Jersey in the following matters: final restraining orders, child support, visitation/custody and divorce. We provide the necessary training to attorneys who do not normally practice in this area. We also provide malpractice insurance to our volunteer attorneys.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: New Jersey
  • Area of law: Family & Juvenile, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Populations Served: Domestic Violence Victims, Low Income, Women, Working poor and unemployed
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers, Mentors, Senior Lawyers
  • Need for non-English services: Portuguese, Spanish
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • CLE pro bono comments: Attorneys who volunteer 25 hours or more a year through our programs are exempted from the mandatory (Madden) assignment of pro bono cases in New Jersey.
  • 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: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation
  • Other Project Types: Participating in clinics
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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Volunteer Profile

Kate Powers is an associate in the litigation department at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. She holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School where she served as a Notes Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. She currently volunteers with Her Justice in New York. Read More

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