Entries by Jackie

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.”                                    […]

NFL Foundation, Top Sponsor of 10th Anniversary Celebration

Washington DC | March 20, 2018 – The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project is pleased to announce that the NFL Foundation has agreed to be a top sponsor of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. All proceeds will benefit our programs for domestic violence victims and at-risk children. The event will be held on May 17, 2018 at the Japanese Ambassador’s […]

Tina Tchen & Connie Britton, 10th Anniversary Honorees

Washington DC | February 27, 2018 – The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project is pleased to announce Tina Tchen and Connie Britton will be honored at its 10th Anniversary Celebration on May 17, 2018 at the Japanese Ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC. Co-chairs are Sandra McCoy, Caroline Niles, Denielle Pemberton-Heard, Alison Shulman and Katharine Weymouth. Previous honorees include […]

Tracey Coates Joins DCVLP Board

Paley Rothman Partner brings expertise to growing non-profit Washington DC | February 6, 2018 – The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project is honored to announce that Tracey Coates, a Litigation and Family Law Partner at Paley Rothman, will be joining its Board of Directors. For the past four years, Ms. Coates has volunteered at the DC Volunteer […]

Domestic Violence Resource Clinic

Legal Advice | Housing Info | Counseling Please help spread the word about our weekly walk-in Domestic Violence Resource Center with services from the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) and My Sister’s Place. Services are free and offered in Spanish.