Resources & Training

Legal Service Provider Detail

Neighborhood Legal Services Program
680 Rhode Island Avenue NE
Washington DC 20002
Contact: Brenda Ford Harding , Director of Legal Programs
Phone: 202-269-5100
Fax: (202) 832-1984
Email: cgreene@nlsp.org
Web address: www.nlsp.org

 

Need nonlitigator volunteers?
Yes.
Malpractice insurance for volunteers:
Yes.
Intake hours:
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. No appointment is required. Applicants can walk-in or call-in to any of our three locations. We have neighborhood offices in Ward 5 (680 Rhode Island Avenue NE), Ward 7 (4645 Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue NE), and Ward 8 (3101 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE).
Non-english services?
Yes
Opportunities for attorneys not admitted in D.C.:
Yes
Need paralegal/law students:
Yes
Screening:
D.C. Resident and within Income guidelines established by LSC
Training offered:
Yes
Types of services:
Free legal representation in civil matters; referrals to pro bono attorneys; and community legal literacy training.
Volunteer needs:
Volunteer attorneys are needed to assist on-site in our Brief Services Unit; to accept pro bono referrals; and to help with community education programs. Internships/Externship placements are available for law students. To inquire about volunteer opportunities, contact Heather L. Hodges, Pro Bono Counsel at 202.269.5100.
Subject areas:
Housing, Child Custody, Child Support, Consumer, Domestic Relations, Domestic Violence, Public Benefits, Employment, Family, Wills