Are you passionate about social justice? Do you want to make a meaningful impact in your community? Be part of a movement that empowers change. While legal expertise is crucial, nonlawyers like you have a unique role to play in transforming lives and advocating for justice.
You can provide invaluable support by helping with data entry, organizing case files, or providing translation services if you are multilingual. Volunteers may also contact applicants for legal services to gather more information or to help clarify issues, listening to the person’s problem and preparing a written summary for staff attorneys to review. Special questionnaires guide the volunteers in gathering the needed relevant information. In assisting with these essential functions, you free up valuable time for legal professionals to focus on their core responsibilities.