Resources & Training

Legal Service Provider Detail

U.D.C. School of Law HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic
4200 Connecticut Avenue NW
Building 39
Washington DC 20008
Contact: Joyce Batipps
Phone: 202-274-7312
Fax: 202-274-5583
Email: jbatipps@law.udc.edu
Web address: http://www.law.udc.edu

 

Need nonlitigator volunteers?
Yes.
Malpractice insurance for volunteers:
No.
Intake hours:
As we operate under the auspices of a law school program with student representatives, the clinic is open September through May. The clinic is closed for intake from June to August. All intakes are by appointment.
Non-english services?
N/A
Opportunities for attorneys not admitted in D.C.:
Yes.
Need paralegal/law students:
Yes
Screening:
Low income persons with HIV / AIDS and their near family members who are affected by the disease
Training offered:
May attend seminars.
Types of services:
Students, supervised by attorneys, represent HIV+ clients and their families in administrative proceedings, court, and general civil practice.
Volunteer needs:
Physician or health care professionals to assist in reading medical records; pro bono medical exams; literacy and I.Q. testing. Attorneys admitted in Maryland and Virginia.
Subject areas:
AIDS/HIV, Child Custody, Child Support, Differently-abled Rights, Family, Wills, Health