Pro Bono Family Law Attorney

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: De Novo Center For Justice and Healing

De Novo Center for Justice and Healing is a unique agency providing free civil legal services and affordable psychological counseling in Cambridge.

About De Novo’s Family Law Unit

The Family Law team increases the safety and well-being of domestic violence survivors and their children through quality, compassionate legal representation and community education. Our experienced team of attorneys provide trauma-informed, holistic representation to families affected by domestic violence in the following areas:

  • Divorce or annulment
  • Obtaining and enforcing protective orders
  • Child and spousal support
  • Child custody
  • Securing safe visitation
  • Division and preservation of marital property
  • Immigration issues faced by domestic violence survivors
  • Special findings for Special Immigrant
  • Juveniles

De Novo is Seeking Attorneys to Volunteer with our Family Law Unit

Volunteer Attorneys will receive one-on-one mentoring from staff attorneys. Volunteers can participate according to their schedule and availability and areas of interest - anywhere from 1 hour/week to 30 hours/week, in person or remotely. We are seeking Volunteer Attorneys who have a commitment to social justice.

Benefits of Volunteering in De Novo’s Family Law Unit

Meaningful client interaction; access to training; malpractice insurance for De Novo cases; consultation with De Novo’s Counseling Program staff for improved client relationships and case outcomes.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Homeless & Housing
Justice & Legal
Employment, Homeless & Housing, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Cambridge, MA 02141

(42.37164,-71.08098)
 

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