For attorneys in the DC metropolitan area, DCVLP currently offers volunteer opportunities in the following areas.
Domestic Violence Program: In DCVLP’s Domestic Violence Program, volunteers help survivors of domestic violence achieve safety and independence by representing them in civil protection order, custody, divorce, and child support cases. Please click here to learn more about representing a domestic violence survivor.
Child Advocacy Program: Volunteers in DCVLP’s Child Advocacy Program serve as guardians ad litem, representing the best interests of children in contested custody cases where certain risk factors are present, such as parental drug addiction. Please click here to learn more about volunteering as a guardian ad litem.
DCVLP provides training, supervision and other resources to all volunteers. More information on volunteer resources can be found here. For answers to frequently-asked questions about volunteering with DCVLP, please click here.
If you would like to volunteer with the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, please submit your registration form here; then, please email Emilia Plater-Zyberk at email@example.com for information on our volunteer trainings.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.