Oct 11 Wed
2017

Information Session: Veteran's Pro Bono Legal Clinic

05:00PM - 06:00PM Warren Building - NT02

Do you care about Veterans? Looking for a Pro-Bono opportunity? Join the Office of Public Interest for an Information Session about the Veteran's Pro Bono Legal Clinic.

The Veterans Consortium (TVC), the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP), and the Washington DC VA Medical Center are partnering with American University Washington College of Law and local corporate counsel legal departments to staff The Veterans Pro Bono Legal Clinic every Friday.

Every student volunteer must commit at least one 3.5-hour shift, beginning at 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.*

Student volunteers collect client data for triage and conduct issue spotlighting and legal referrals in the following practice areas:
• Veterans Law • Military Discharge Upgrade Matters
• Family Law • Consumer Law • Landlord /Tenant Law
• Employment Law • Benefits Claims

Volunteers must complete the training provided by pro bono
attorneys on hand at the Center before each session.

Travel from American University Washington College of Law to the Center will be funded by the sponsors. Volunteers will receieve an  Uber code which can be used to pay for the entire cost of the trip to and from the Center.

Organizer

Public Interest

Angie McCarthy

(202) 274-4099
amccarth@wcl.american.edu

Where

Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20016