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Direct Representation Pro Bono Program

Agency: 
Statewide Legal Services*
Contact: 
John Bozzi
Pro Bono Coordinator
jbozzi@slsct.org
860-344-8096 Ext:3040

1290 Silas Deane Highway Suite 3A
Wethersfield, CT 06109

Type(s) of Volunteers Needed: 
Attorney
Counties Served: 
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
Volunteer Capacity: 
100+ volunteers
Volunteer Responsibility: 
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
Liability Insurance: 
Yes, the program provides professional liability insurance to volunteers.
Volunteer Engagement: 
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.
This organization is a member of the Connecticut Pro Bono Network.