Pro Bono

Are you interested in pro bono work? Listed below are the upcoming events that need volunteers, as well as a number of organizations that need help on a regular basis. Remember, for every 3 hours of legal-based pro bono work, you receive 1 CLE credit towards renewing your DCP certification! If you are interested, or have any questions, please contact the Pro Bono Director.

2016-2017 Pro Bono Opportunities

October 22, 2016 – DVLS 5K Run/Walk
October 23, 2016 – DVLS Wills for Seniors
November 19, 2016 – Wills for Heroes
December 15 – Holiday Luncheon – Toys for Tots
January 16, 2017 – MLK Day
February 24-25, 2017 – Mock Trial Competition
May 21, 2017 – Ronald McDonald House Dinner

The Self Help Center

The Self Help Center, at the Administrative Office of the Courts, 500 North King Street, Suite 11600, Wilmington, deals with Family Court matters. Volunteers are needed to assist individuals with computer research and with choosing the correct forms for their particular problem. The time frame needed is approximately 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, with Tuesday being their busiest day. Volunteer attorneys are also on site. Contact Karen Antonelli at 302-255-2599 for more information or to volunteer.

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House has a variety of ways you can help, including working as a receptionist, kitchen helper and/or data entry. Their hours are 9:00 AM. to 9:00 PM, and each shift is three hours. You can volunteer on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Their website has all the information you need to get started.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is located in all three counties and is always looking for volunteers. You can volunteer in their Restore or on a construction site. You do not need to be experienced in construction to help. All the information you need to volunteer may be found on the following Habitat websites:

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI)

CLASI, with offices in Wilmington, Dover and Georgetown, is looking for volunteer paralegals to assist their attorneys with intake and client interviews, fact investigations, document requests, legal research, document drafting and community education activities.  If you are interested, please contact Daniel Atkins at datkins@declasi.org.