Justice & Accountability Center of Louisiana

  • Location:
    4035 Washington Avenue
    Suite 203
    New Orleans , LA 70125
  • Phone: 504-322-4050

The Justice and Accountability Center  tackles deficiencies in the post-conviction phase of the criminal legal system through policy advocacy, public education, and legal representation.

  • State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Louisiana
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Homeless, Housing, Prisoners, Public Benefits, Taxes, Expungement
  • Populations Served: Individuals with criminal histories
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Senior Lawyers, Small and medium law firm attorneys
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • Training / Supervision Comments: Malpractice insurance is only covered when the volunteer's regular coverage does not provide the service.
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • 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), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Legal Research, Legislative or policy advocacy, Prepare legal education materials
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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