Pro Bono Resources

Pro Se Pamphlets
Your Guide to Civil Litigation in General District Court
Your Guide to Civil Litigation in General District Court – Spanish version
Your Guide to Landlord-Tenant Disputes
Your Guide to Landlord-Tenant Disputes – Spanish version

Community Tax Law Project
provides low income Virginia taxpayers with pro bono representation in federal and state tax disputes
Elaine Javonovich
804-358-5855

Legal Aid Justice Center
Housing Law Program
provides pro bono legal help with housing issues ranging from eviction notices to unlawful detainers
Click here for on-line training video for volunteer attorneys
(Attorney Volunteers should contact Marcel Slag for additional information and training materials)
Marcel Slag
804-643-1086

Unemployment Insurance Pro Bono Project
Matches volunteer attorneys with low-income clients from the Metro area who are seeking unemployment benefits
Pat Levy-Lavelle
804-643-1086

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society
Emergency Lawyer Program
provides volunteer attorneys to assist CVLAS in emergency cases
Steve Dickinson
804-648-1012

Wills Program
Kathy Brigman
804-862-1100

JusticeServer
provides pro bono attorney volunteers with an on-line case management and referral system that enables them to accept and work on pro bono cases right from their own computers
Ali Fannon
804-780-2600

Henrico County Bar Association
Pro Bono Volunteers
Chris Macturk
804-762-9500

Hunton & Williams
Churchill Office
provides pro bono services to financially limited persons in the areas of family law, housing and real estate, and guardianships
George Hettrick
804-775-2248

Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers
Pro Bono Hotline Kevin Georgerian
Rick Brooks
804-787-8960
804-787-8058

Legal Services for the Mentally Ill
John Phelps
804-662-7242

Pro Bono Clearinghouse
A Service of the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation
provides pro bono legal services to nonprofit organizations
Ali Fannon
804-780-2600

Legal Information Network for Cancer (LINC)
provides information, education, counseling and referral services for legal assistance with issues that arise from diagnosis and treatment of cancer
Denise Kranich
804-562-0371 Ext. 6

Virginia Poverty Law Center
advocates on behalf of low-income Virginians on poverty issues
Jay Speer
804-782-9430

Richmond Domestic Violence Project
represents victims of domestic violence in obtaining permanent protective orders in the City of Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court
Click here for on-line training video for volunteer attorneys
Robbi Gray
804-775-1227

Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Board Match
Beth Hungate-Noland
804-783-6913

Refugee and Immigration Services
Catholic Diocese of Richmond
resettles and assists immigrants
Marilyn Breslow
804-355-4559

Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Services
University of Richmond School of Law
pro bono services provided by law students and attorneys
Tara Louise Casey
804-287-1207

No Fault Divorce Program
pairs volunteer attorneys with law students, who together will represent clients seeking no-fault divorces
Click here for on-line training video for volunteer attorneys
Tara Louise Casey
804-287-1207

Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
volunteer attorneys help locate and notify individuals impacted by testing of DNA in old cases
Steve Northup
804-697-1240

Veterans Benefits Clinic at William & Mary Law School
under attorney supervision, clinic students assist veterans with filing claims for disability compensation with the Department of Veterans Affairs
(757)221-7443