Resources & Training

Legal Service Provider Detail

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program Bankruptcy Clinic
1101 K Street NW
Suite 200
Washington DC 20005
Contact: Leah Myers , Managing Attorney
Phone: 202-737-4700 3380
Fax: 202-626-3471
Email: lmyers@dcbar.org
Web address: www.dcbar.org/probono

 

Need nonlitigator volunteers?
Yes.
Malpractice insurance for volunteers:
Yes.
Intake hours:
NO DIRECT CALLS FROM APPLICANTS ACCEPTED. To refer cases, send applicants to the DC Bar Pro Bono Program Advice and Referral Clinic for screening or contact the Pro Bono Program for a Referral Form
Non-english services?
Yes
Opportunities for attorneys not admitted in D.C.:
Yes. Do not need D.C. Bar membership to represent pro bono clients in Bankruptcy Court.
Need paralegal/law students:
No
Screening:
DC Residents, 200% poverty level, income / asset that needs protection through bankruptcy
Training offered:
The DC Bar pro Bono Program sponsors 2 Bankruptcy Training courses annually, and provides all new attorneys with expert mentors
Types of services:
Representation for qualified individuals in filing Chapter 7 petitions.
Volunteer needs:
Representation of Chapter 7 petitioners
Subject areas:
Bankruptcy