Pro Bono Resources

Pro Bono Resources

 

 For Attorneys

Justice Server
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
Website
No Fault Divorce Program
Pairs volunteer attorneys with law students, who together will represent clients seeking no-fault divorces.
Tara Louise Casey
804-287-1207
Training Video

For the Public

Virginia Free Legal Answers
Provides a free, fast, and easy service for Virginians who cannot afford a lawyer.  The site can be accessed from any device anywhere, even at your public library.   There is no cost to you to post your question or to receive an answer.

Website

Virginia Judicial System Court Self-Help Website
Provides resources and information for litigants representing themselves.
Website
Your Guide to Civil Litigation in General District Court
Download
Your Guide to Civil Litigation in General District Court 
(Spanish version)
Download
Your Guide to Landlord-Tenant Disputes Download
Your Guise to Landlord-Tenant Disputes
(Spanish Version)
Download
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society
Emergency Lawyer Program
Provides volunteer attorneys to assist CVLAS in emergency cases.
Steve Dickinson
804-648-1012
 Website
Legal Aid Justice Center
Housing Law Program
Provides pro bono legal help with housing issues ranging from eviction notices to unlawful detainers.
(Attorney Volunteers should contact Marcel Slag for additional information and training materials)
Marcel Slag
804-643-1086
Website
Training Video
Community Tax Law Project
Provides low income Virginia taxpayers with pro bono representation in federal and state tax disputes
Elaine Javonovich
804-358-5855
Website
Virginia Poverty Center
Advocates on behalf of low-income Virginians on poverty issues.
Jay Speer
804-782-9430
Website
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
Website
Pro Bono Clearinghouse
A Service of the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation.
Provides pro bono legal services to nonprofit organizations.
Ali Fannon
804-780-2600
Website
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
Website
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
Website
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.
Robbi Gray
804-775-1227
Training Video
Virginia Military and Legal Resource Guide
Provides help to Virginia service members, military families and veterans in understanding the unique legal protections, rights and resources available to them under the law. 
 Website
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
Website
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
Refugee and Immigration Services
Catholic Diocese of Richmond
Resettles and assists immigrants.
Marilyn Breslow
804-355-4559
Henrico County Bar Association
Pro Bono Volunteers
Chris Macturk
804-762-9500
Website
Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers
Pro Bono Hotline
Rick Brooks
804-787-8058
Website
Wills Program
Kathy Brigman
804-862-1100
Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
Volunteer attorneys help locate and notify individuals impacted by testing of DNA in old cases.
Steve Northup
804-697-1240
 Website