AJE is happy to share these upcoming events with our community.
The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center is pleased to announce that in collaboration with the Bankruptcy Section of the National Bar Association and after several months of strategic planning, we are launching a Bankruptcy Resource Center Pilot Project specifically designed to address the needs of pro se chapter 7 bankruptcy filers in the District of Columbia. The virtual clinic will be held twice monthly and the only requirements for meeting with a lawyer are an active chapter 7 case filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia and an unrepresented debtor. Our volunteer attorneys will meet with individuals during pre-scheduled appointments to assist with Show Cause Orders, filing deficiencies, and to answer general questions.
Our upcoming clinics will be virtually held:
Prospective clients can scan the QR Code on the attached flyer or call 202-828-3385 for a pre-screening. Individuals do not have to fall within a particular income level to utilize this free service. BRC_Flyer
The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center’s final Advice & Referral Clinic for 2023 will take place this Saturday, November 18, 2023. The clinic will operate IN-PERSON from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will be held for the very first time in D.C. Bar Building building located at:
We will hold the clinic simultaneously at our usual site as well:
Clients will be paired with attorneys for consultations the same day. The attorneys will provide free advice and brief legal services to individuals regarding the civil matters identified below and governed by D.C. or federal law:
- Consumer law (including bankruptcy)
- Employment law
- Family law (including civil protection orders)
- Housing law
- Personal injury/torts
- Probate matters (limited to advice and medical directives)
- Public benefits (e.g. TANF/SNAP and SSI/SSDI)
- Healthcare access (e.g. denial of coverage)
- Tax law
Please note, clients do not have to fall within a particular income level to utilize this free service. Flyer available here. November_18_2023_A&R_Clinic_Flyer
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center’s December Immigration Legal Advice and Referral Clinic will be IN PERSON on December 2, 2023. They will accept walk-ins from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (if you are inside by 12:00 p.m., you will be provided services). Litigants will be paired with attorneys for consultations the same day. The attorneys will provide free advice and brief legal services to those who fall within the scope of our services. Please note, customers do not have to be DC residents to utilize this free service. The clinic will be held at: The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, located at 1100 Harvard St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20009. Flyers are below.
- Benning Road Library from 10am to12pm on the fourth Monday of the month
- Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from 1pm to 3pm on the first Thursday of the month
- Parkslands-Turner Library 11am-1pm second Wednesday of the month
- Woodridge Library 1pm – 3pm on the third Wednesday if the month
Washington Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs is resuming in-person Saturday Workers’ Rights Clinic at Bread for the City! These will be held on the first Saturday of the month from 10:00am-1:00pm and will be held at:
Please see the flyers below for more information.