Why Volunteer through Community Law Program?
- Pinellas County has many families living at or below poverty level, and these families often have a disproportionate number of legal difficulties that can profoundly impact their daily lives.
- You would be providing legal assistance to individuals who could not otherwise afford legal representation.
- Attorneys can meet their aspirational pro bono goal of 20 hours of pro bono service or a $350 donation in lieu of service through the Community Law Program, a qualified legal aid organization. CLP is also a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
- CLP provides opportunities for free CLE seminars.
- Offers personal and professional enrichment.
- Attorneys are covered by Community Law Program's malpractice insurance while doing qualified pro bono work.
- Annual Ceremony and Celebration
- Use of CLP's office and equipment for pro bono cases
- Licensed Florida attorney in good standing with the Florida Bar.
- Treat the client with same dignity and respect that you would any other client.
- Keep track of your time.
- Inform us when referred matter is complete.
- Spend a couple hours per month or per week providing free legal advice at CLP's office or at a nearby site.
- Join Leadership CLP
- Help pro se litigants complete family law forms.
- Represent individuals pro bono in a variety of areas of civil law.
- Assist qualified non-profits with transactional business issues.
- Mentor a volunteer attorney providing pro bono legal assistance.
How to Volunteer:
Learn how to handle quiet title cases involving real property and mobile homes. Also, learn about probate.
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Divorce & Paternity Basics
- Part 1
- Introduction (February 19, 2016)
- Part 2
- Client Intake, Retainer Agreements, Pleadings and Other Initial Filings, Discovery (February 19, 2016)
- Part 3
- Parental Responsibility and Time Sharing (February 19, 2016)
- Part 4
- Equitable Distribution (February 19, 2016)
- Part 5
- Alimony and Child Support (February 19, 2016)
- Part 6
- Trial Notebook and Domestic Violence (February 19, 2016)
- Part 7
- Judicial Roundtable (February 19, 2016)
*These videos are password protected. Please email Linda Ramirez at LRamirez@lawprogram.org for password and materials.*
Legal Options for Attorneys Representing Relatives Caring for Minor Children, May 20, 2016.
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