Volunteer Resources

Note: Current volunteers with Pleadings Library access may click here to log-in to the Library. To request access, please email eplaterzyberk@dcvlp.org. 

DCVLP supports its volunteer lawyers by providing them with the following tools and resources:

Financial Resources

  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • Reimbursement for litigation expenses
  • Access to legal research websites

Administrative Resources

  • Office to meet with clients and receive mail
  • Use of photocoper/scanner, courier service, process servers

Legal and Educational Resources

  • Online library of sample pleadings, motions and forms
  • Trainings in substantive areas of law and trial skills
  • Experienced speakers on family law, trial practice, and other relevant topics

Professional Support

  • DCVLP mentors
  • Partnering on cases
  • Opportunities to share practice tips and network with fellow volunteers and DCVLP staff
  • Social/networking events for volunteers