Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
Fairfield County, Hartford County, Litchfield County, Middlesex County, New Haven County, New London County, Tolland County, Windham County
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., Transactional matters., Writing, Drafting, Legal Research., Counsel and advice-only legal help., Negotiation, arbitration, and mediation., Preparing tax returns and providing tax relief help., In-office legal assistance and legal support (e.g. client interviews, eligibility intake, preparation of educational materials).
Volunteer Opportunity Description:
Pro bono volunteers represent veterans in court and out of court in their full capacity as lawyers. They will take the matters on as sole representatives and advocate for their clients.
The volunteer can perform his or her responsibilities remotely.
Minimum Relevant Experience:
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.