Pro bono opportunities in the District of Columbia
Whitman-Walker Health Immigration Services
Whitman-Walker Health’s attorneys are available to provide mentoring, support materials including sample briefs or filings, and general assistance with immigration cases. If you are a new volunteer, please identify your employer and whether your employer is able to provide supervision specific to the case type; please also describe your relevant legal experience or training, bar membership, and/or language skills. WWH will strive to match volunteers with appropriate cases to foster a successful representation.
DC Volunteer Lawyers Project
The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project provides direct legal and advocacy assistance to domestic violence victims, at-risk children,and other vulnerable individuals. DCVLP needs assistance representing immigrants seeking humanitarian relief (asylum, U Visa, T Visa, VAWA), domestic violence survivors seeking civil protection orders, and at-risk children as a guardian ad litem. DCVLP offers training and mentoring for all pro bono cases. Many of the populations DCVLP serves are particularly vulnerable during the COVID pandemic.
Center Global is a community for LGBTQ asylum seekers in the DMV area. As an organization it strives to provide wrap-around support to its participants, including connecting participants with legal services. Center Global needs volunteer attorneys to directly represent LGBTQ asylum seekers; to assist with drafting comments related to proposed legislation or rules that adversely affect our participants; and to assist with other legal research projects related to the community.
Children’s Law Center