Entries by Jackie

Congratulations to DCVLP’s Volunteers of the Year!

On December 6, 2018 the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project presented its Volunteers of the Year awards to a fantastic and dedicated group of lawyers who spend their free time representing domestic violence victims and at-risk children in court. We could not do this work without you! Thank you on behalf of the 1000 domestic violence victims […]

Christine’s Escape

This year the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project celebrated a decade of service to our community with our dedicated attorneys providing free legal services to over 1,000 domestic violence survivors and at-risk children. We also partnered with some of the city’s best social service and medical organizations to open two walk-in Family Legal Clinics, one with Community of Hope and Martha’s Table , […]

Domestic Violence Resource Clinic

With the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) and My Sister’s Place, we provide victims access to legal services, housing assistance, counseling and and emergency financial assistance at our weekly Domestic Violence Resource Clinic. Our walk-in clinic is held each Wednesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 400 I St SW, DC (near Waterfront metro).  DCVLP lawyers can help […]

Introducing our New Family Legal Clinic in Anacostia

We are excited to introduce our new Family Legal Clinic for domestic violence victims and non-parent caregivers at The Commons at Stanton Square in Anacostia. The Commons at Stanton Square is new collaborative anchored by Community of Hope and Martha’s Table and supported by the Hornig Brothers. Services are focused on Ward 8 children and families […]

Karen Barker Marcou & Kathleen Buhle Biden Featured in Washington Life (April 2018)

Check out the article on Karen Barker Marcou (DCVLP’s Executive Director), Kathleen Buhle Biden (DCVLP’s Director of Strategic Partnerships), and the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project in April’s issue of Washington Life! April’s Issue of Washington Life “When a victim stands in court with a DCVLP attorney on either side … it gives her a sense of support and confidence she wouldn’t otherwise have. It’s really powerful.”                                    […]