Resources & Training

Legal Service Provider Detail

DVLEAP
2000 G Street, N.W.
Washington DC 20052
Contact: Joan S. Meier, Esq. , Executive Director
Phone: 202-994-2278
Fax: 202-994-4946
Email: jmeier@law.gwu.edu
Web address: www.dvleap.org

 

Need nonlitigator volunteers?
Yes.
Malpractice insurance for volunteers:
No.
Intake hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Non-english services?
No
Opportunities for attorneys not admitted in D.C.:
Yes
Need paralegal/law students:
Yes
Screening:
Case and legal issue must concern domestic violence. Cases are screened for viability of appeal
Training offered:
We closely mentor pro bono volunteers and provide trainings to the Bar and also to our pro bono network. Volunteer or staff attorneys need to be experienced in domestic violence litigation and have at least some appellate experience
Types of services:
Screening and placement of appeals for pro bono representation; co-counseling and mentoring of pro bono attorneys handling appellate cases.
Volunteer needs:
We partner with pro bono attorneys at law firms. We also work with experienced domestic violence attorneys as "in-house" consulting attorneys.
Subject areas:
Criminal, Domestic Violence