Resources & Training

Legal Service Provider Detail

Wash. Lawyers' Cmte. for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs
11 Dupont Circle, NW
Suite 400
Washington DC 20036
Contact: Rhonda Cunningham-Holmes , Deputy Director
Phone: 202-319-1000 111
Fax: 202-319-1010
Email: rhonda_holmes@washlaw.org
Web address: www.washlaw.org

 

Need nonlitigator volunteers?
No.
Malpractice insurance for volunteers:
Yes.
Intake hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Non-english services?
French, Sign Language, Spanish
Opportunities for attorneys not admitted in D.C.:
Yes.
Need paralegal/law students:
Yes
Screening:
Intake
Training offered:
Yes.
Types of services:
Founded in 1968, the Washington Lawyers’ Committee provides pro bono legal services for individuals and groups seeking to address discrimination matters and entrenched poverty in the Washington DC area. The Committee operates with a staff of 25, including 15 attorneys, who work on individual and class action civil rights litigation as well as non-litigation projects.
Volunteer needs:
Interns (unpaid or receive class credit) 20 to 40 hours per week. College or law students; attorneys. Attorneys may be licensed in any jurisdiction.
Subject areas:
Housing, Civil Rights, Litigation, Mental, Differently-abled Rights, Discrimination, Prisoner's Rights, Employment, Veterans