Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut
Pro Bono Attorney Manager
(860) 344-8096 EXT 3018
Type(s) of Volunteers Needed:
Attorney, Law student, Paralegal
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
Transactional matters., Writing, Drafting, Legal Research., Client mentorship and support., Educating the public about the law and “Know Your Rights” (non-legal advice), Community-based outreach and engagement., In-office legal assistance and legal support (e.g. client interviews, eligibility intake, preparation of educational materials).
The volunteer cannot perform his or her responsibilities remotely.
Minimum Relevant Experience:
0 - 2 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.