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Here you will find the current news and happenings at the Volunteer Lawyers Project. We will also spotlight profiles of our volunteers who transform lives, the staff who go above and beyond, and the families and clients helped….

  • Happy Veterans Day!

    Our office and call center will be closed this Monday in honor of Veterans Day.  Thank you to all who served and continue to serve!

  • ERLI closed until Wednesday

    Our Call Center is moving to a new office, and will be closed until Wednesday, 11/06. Thank you for your patience!

  • Happy Pro Bono Week 2019!

    Be sure to check out VLP’s event calendar and social media pages to see what events you can attend to celebrate!VLP on InstagramVLP on FacebookVLP on Twitter

  • VLP and ERLI closed this Monday

    Please be advised that VLP and our call center ERLI will be closed on Monday, 10/14.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

  • New Volunteer Orientation

    Want to become VLP’s newest volunteer attorney?  Now’s your chance! Our next New Volunteer Orientation is coming up.  On Monday, October 7th, come on by at 4:00PM.  And don’t forget to RSVP here: Led by a VLP staff attorney and the Pro Bono Manager, this introductory orientation provides an overview of what you need to [ More… ]

  • VLP Helps a Father and Victim of Predatory Debt Settlement Find Peace

    When he came to the Civil Session of our Fair Debt Collection Lawyer for the Day program, our client felt scared. “I didn’t know what was going on. I never been in trouble in my life. I was in the military. I was actually scared for the first time in my adult life.”    The client had been brought [ More… ]

  • Clinics Closing Early 09/11/19

    Please be advised on Wednesday, September 11th all VLP clinics will close at 12:00PM.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • VLP Board Members Receives FBI Award

    In May, Deeqo Jibril, a board Member at the Volunteer Lawyers Project, was honored as a recipient of the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award . This award, presented by the FBI Director, recognizes community leaders for their impact in working with law enforcement to prevent local crime and build trust.   Born in Somalia, Ms. [ More… ]

  • VLP Summer 2019 Newsletter

    This issue features a Board Member and Volunteer Spotlight, as well as a Guardianship Case Win and Clinic Story. It also includes a PBIF Grant Update, AmeriCorps Appreciation and welcome to new VLP Staff. Read our Newsletter to learn more about what we’ve been up to this Summer!

  • Volunteer Attorney Recognized for Her Impact

    Attorney Nicole Bluefort is a valued volunteer at VLP, having worked on multiple family law cases with us. She was recently interviewed by ThriveGlobal for their series on Strong Female Leaders. Attorney Bluefort worked for the first African American to be appointed to the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Justice Frederick Brown. Her knowledge and drive have [ More… ]