Resources & Training

Legal Service Provider Detail

D.C. Prisoners' Project
11 Dupont Circle, N.W.
Suite 400
Washington DC 20036
Contact: Philip Fornaci
Phone: 202-319-1000 x121
Fax: 202-319-1010
Email: philip_fornaci@washlaw.org
Web address: www.washlaw.org/projects/dcprisoners_rights/default.htm

 

Need nonlitigator volunteers?
Yes.
Malpractice insurance for volunteers:
Yes.
Intake hours:
Mon. - Fri., 9 am - 5 pm;Collect calls from D.C. Jail, CTF, and federal prisons accepted.
Non-english services?
Spanish
Opportunities for attorneys not admitted in D.C.:
Yes.
Need paralegal/law students:
Yes
Screening:
Indigent prisoners confined pursuant to a conviction under the District of Columbia code.
Training offered:
Yes. Constitutional law/prisoners' rights.
Types of services:
Civil legal services for all persons convicted or charged or formerly convicted with a criminal offense under District of Columbia law on matters related to their conditions of incarceration and reentry.
Volunteer needs:
Litigation and non-litigation advocacy.
Subject areas:
Prisoner's Rights