Pro Bono Opportunities Available in Southeastern PA
- Legal Aid of Southeastern PA
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA has pro bono opportunities available for volunteer attorneys in all four of the counties it serves. You can sign up as a volunteer at https://www.lasp.org/volunteer-signup.
CLE credit is available for pro bono service with LASP. For more information contact Kathryn M. Palladino at 484-209-0892, or email@example.com,
Current volunteeer opportunities include:
BUCKS COUNTY: Pro bono attorneys needed for PFA hearings Wednesdays (in-person)
Pro bono attorneys are urgently needed for Protection from Abuse (PFA) hearings on Wednesdays. Sign up for any Wednesday and help the court with this unique Bucks County access to justice initiative. The hearings are held at the Bucks County Justice Center, 100 N. Main St., Doylestown, PA 18901.
To volunteer to represent defendants, please contact the Bucks County Bar Association.
CHESTER COUNTY: Attorneys, paralegals, law students and community members needed for 2023 Mobile Home Tax Reassessment Project
The 2023 Mobile Home Tax Reassessment Project will begin in February 2023 and continue through summer. Volunteer opportunities are available for attorneys, paralegals, law students and community members. Multiple opportunities are available, and you do NOT need to volunteer for all months of the project.
Learn more about the project and its impact on the LASP website.
For more information or to volunteer, please contact Brian Doyle, Staff Attorney and Chester County Pro Bono Coordinator, at 484-416-4259 x5210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DELAWARE COUNTY: Pro bono attorneys needed for custody cases
Volunteer attorneys have the opportunity to represent clients in custody cases in a limited scope, pursuant to the PA Rules of Professional Conduct and Delaware County’s limited entry of appearance rule for pro bono attorneys. Delaware County's Rule 1012 permits attorneys to withdraw by praecipe after representation at the number of custody conferences agreed to in advance.
?To learn more or to volunteer, please contact Thomas Kerstan, LASP Staff Attorney and Delaware County Pro Bono Coordinator, at email@example.com or 484-206-7808. Or register at lasp.org/volunteer-signup.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY: Multiple opportunities
Represent clients in simple, no fault, no asset divorces. The divorces are either by consent or one-year separation and do not involve equitable distributtion, custody, support or fault grounds. Typically volunteer attorneys are not required to appear at a court hearing in these cases.
Represent clients in custody cases at Custody Consilliation Conferences. Volunteen attorneys can represent clients in a limited scope at the Concilliation only. All Concillliations are held via Zoom. There is no commitment for the volunteer attorney beyond the Conciliation.
Willow Grove outreach
Staff the outreach at the Eastern Montgomery County Courthouse Annex in Willow Grove on the second & fourth Thursday of the month from 2-3:30 PM.
Lansdale outreach at Manna on Main Street
Staff the Outreach at the North Penn Commons in Lansdale on Wednesdays from 2-3:30 PM.
More details are at lasp.org/pro-bono. Please contact Kathryn M. Palladino, LASP Staff Attorney and Montgomery County Pro Bono Coordinator, at 484-209-0892, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or register at lasp.org/volunteer-signup.
- Family Law
- Pro Bono