Entries by Jackie

Holiday Charity Bazaar

If any of you are planning to visit NYC soon, here’s your excuse – a charity shopping event! Thank to Byron Lars: Beauty Mark, Sheila Gray Accessories & Tiannia Barnes Shoes for donating a portion of the proceeds to the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Outreach at Howard University

On October 1, Mary Ryan participated in a community outreach event on parenting for the United Planning Organization. Thank you to Howard University for hosting the event!

Welcome to our New Law Fellows!

We are pleased to announce our  law fellows for 2016-17, Erin Torres and Laura Cola. Erin graduated from George Washington University Law School and Laura graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.  After extensive training and under close supervision by DCVLP attorneys, Ellen Opdyke and Sara Tennen, they will be representing domestic violence victims and at-risk children in […]

We Are Hiring!

Development and Executive Assistant The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project is seeking an outgoing, motivated, and highly organized person to support our development team and Executive Director, and play a key role in the administrative team. Find out more here.

You Shop. Amazon Gives.

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support our work on behalf of domestic violence victims and at-risk children every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon […]

Volunteer Lawyer Information Session

Thursday, September 15th, 12-1:30PM 5335 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015 — Join us for a close-up look at DCVLP’s domestic violence and child advocacy programs. Staff and current volunteers will explain their work, share their experiences, and answer any questions about volunteering to represent a domestic violence survivor or at-risk child. DC bar membership is […]

DCVLP Featured in Hogan Lovells 2015 Pro Bono Report

See us featured in 2015 Highlights of Hogan Lovell’s Global Pro Bono Practice. Hogan Lovells is one of our top law firm partners and donates both money to DCVLP and attorney time to our clients. Thank you, Hogan Lovells! Photo L to R : Blair Decker, Hamida Owusu, Kelly Quinn and Deepika Ravi (volunteer lawyers from Hogan […]