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Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program

  • To Volunteer, Contact:
    360-823-0423

Provides civil legal advice and limited representation on some issues to low income people in Clark County

 

**Opportunities for both lawyers and non-lawyers**

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Clark
  • Area of law: Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Homeless, Housing, Adoption, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Individual Rights, Dependency, Guardianship, Poverty, General, Housing, Landlord/Tenant, Non-Parental Custody, Immigration
  • Populations Served: Children, Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public, Immigrant youth and unaccompanied minors, Immigrants, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Low Income, Working poor and unemployed
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Other Case Load Requirements: 3 hours/month
  • Other Project Types: Homeless Court, Housing Justice Project, Domestic Violence Clinic (with YWCA), Dependency Clinic (with Department of Child Support)
  • Long Distance Opportunities: Draft or Translate Legal Documents, Mentor Volunteer Lawyers
  • Other Long Distance Opportunities: We will screen/place pro bono cases for attorneys practicing outside of Clark County
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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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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