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Pro Bono Opportunities Guide
Vermont Volunteer Lawyers Project
To Volunteer, Contact:
274 North Winooski AvenueBurlington, VT 05401-3621
- Map: maps.google.com
- Phone: 802-863-7153
- Fax: 802-651-4130
- Website: http://www.lawlinevt.org/vvlp
The VVLP is a cooperative effort of The Vermont Bar Association and Legal Services Law Line. The VVLP is the only organized pro bono project in the state of Vermont. Attorneys interested in volunteering or learning more may sign up online: http://www.lawlinevt.org/signup
- State(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Vermont
- Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Crisis Assistance, Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Life Planning, Taxes, Domestic Violence, Guardianship, Motor Vehicles
- Populations Served: Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, Low Income, Persons with Disabilities, Women
- Opportunities For: Lawyers, Mentors, Mentors/consultants, Senior Lawyers
- Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible
- Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
- Training Provided: Yes
- Training Required: No
- CLE credit for trainings: Yes
- Training / Supervision Comments: VVLP will also reimburse you for any out of pocket expenses from the case such as: long distance phone calls, copying costs, filing fees and mileage. In some cases, other types of expenses can be reimbursed, however you must get pre-approval from the project.
- CLE credit for pro bono: No
- Mentoring or supervision offered: No
- Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
- Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Draft legal documents (e.g., briefs), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation, Mentor volunteer lawyers or law students, Transactional work
- Volunteers may participate long-distance: No