Statewide Legal Services
Pro Bono Coordinator
1290 Silas Deane Highway Suite 3A
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Type(s) of Volunteers Needed:
Fairfield County, Hartford County, Litchfield County, Middlesex County, New Haven County, New London County, Tolland County, Windham County
Legal Practice Area:
Benefits (State and Federal) and Disability Assistance - Money, Debt, Small Claims, and Consumer Issues - Family and Safety - Housing and Foreclosure - Business and Work (including Employment) - School and Education - Juvenile Justice and Truancy Intervention - Probate and Estate Planning - Civil Rights
Full representation, co-counsel representation, and/or limited scope representation in State Court., Full representation, co-counsel representation, and/or limited scope representation in Administrative Hearings., Full representation, co-counsel representation, and/or limited scope representation in Federal Court., Full representation, co-counsel representation and/or limited scope representation., Transactional matters., Writing, Drafting, Legal Research., Negotiation, arbitration, and mediation.
The volunteer can perform his or her responsibilities remotely.
Minimum Relevant Experience:
3 - 5 years
Legal Support Provided:
In-person legal trainings and workshops.
On-demand (online) or remote access to legal trainings.
Access to legal resources and legal forms.
Attorney mentorships and shadowing opportunities to volunteers.
Staff attorney expertise.
Yes, the program provides professional liability insurance to volunteers.
Nominating pro bono volunteers for local bar association service awards.
Nominating pro bono volunteers for national professional association service awards.
Recognizing pro bono volunteers in our organization's communications and publications (e.g. annual reports, newsletters, media, email-blasts).
Hosting volunteer appreciation events.