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  • Arapahoe County Pro Se Family Law Clinic
    Volunteer opportunities are available for the Arapahoe County pro se family law clinic.  This clinic is a lot of fun and is great volunteer opportunity that counts toward pro bono hours.  Open every Friday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. To sign up to volunteer or if you have any questions about this clinic, contact Alisha Taibo at (303) 572-4217.

  • Denver Bar Association Volunteer Opportunities
    In addition to hosting several public clinics in Denver, the DBA has educational and community based opportunities.  These opportunities include court tour volunteering in classrooms, the annual Veterans' Stand Down event, career days, and Law Day and Constitution Day activities.
    Contact: For more information, contact cgravit@cobar.org or
    call (303) 860-1115.
  • Denver Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
    Court Appointed Special Advocates that represent the interests of children in legal proceedings. No experience needed but must attend the 40 hour CASA training and pledge 15-20 hours a month for at least 24 months.

    For more information, contact Mary Beth Kruger at mkruger@denvercasa.org.
    Complete the online application HERE.

  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association  
    The CHBA hosts a legal clinic every month at Mi Casa Resource Center, 45 S. Grove St., Denver, CO 80219. Attorneys provide information in the areas of immigration, credit, housing, landlord/tenant, employment and family law. Attendees are required to make appointments and to specify the area of law in which they are seeking help.

    Please sign up HERE.

    For more information please contact Marisela at mdsandoval01@gmail.com or Cynthia at cynthia.sanchez@colorado.edu.

  • Colorado Lawyers Committee
    Volunteers help determine significant legal issues, refer individuals to legal services, and answer questions about the legal process. Volunteers do not provide legal advice or representation and no expertise in a particular area of law is needed.
    • Hate Crimes Education Task Force: a two hour time commitment where you help give presentations at middle and high school’s. CLC provides the script for the presentation. Contact: Christine Snider, Hate Crimes Coordinator at snider@ballardspahr.com (Subject: Interest in CLC Hate Crimes Program)
    • Legal Nights Denver: First and Third Wednesday of each month at Centro San Juan Diego. 
    • Legal Nights Greeley: Four times per year at Our Lady of Peace Church.
    • Project Homeless Connect: Clinic held once per yearContact: https://www.coloradolawyerscommittee.org/
    • Federal Pro Se Legal Clinic:
      The Colorado Bar Association Federal Pro Se Clinic assists unrepresented litigants in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.  The clinic helps to prepare complaints and responsive pleadings, provides assistance with other common pleadings, answers procedural questions, and explains legal concepts such as jurisdiction, venue, and service of process.  The Clinic is implementing a limited scope volunteer program and may offer training for lawyers.  Please contact the Clinic for additional information: 
      lkelly@cobar.orgfpsc@cobar.org or (303) 380-8786, or visit http://www.cobar.org/fpsc  

    • High School Mock Trial
      Several different volunteer opportunities available to assist with High School Mock Trial Program.

    • LYRIC: Learn Your Rights in Colorado
      The purpose of LYRIC (Learn your Rights in Colorado) is to teach youth about their Constitutional rights. Our programming aims to bring Constitutional law to life for juveniles in schools, juvenile justice facilities, and community settings. Through our philosophy and curriculum LYRIC aims to enable young people to become active and knowledgeable citizens who feel empowered to exercise their rights if they are contacted by the police. LYRIC teaches a fifty-five minute “Know Your Rights” curriculum that is the perfect accompaniment to high school civics curriculum.  All LYRIC programming is taught by practicing attorneys or law students. To volunteer you must attend a free CLE, which is held yearly. After the CLE, you shadow three presentations before teaching on your own. LYRIC provides all the materials and always pairs up teachers.

    • Our Courts Colorado
      Our Courts is a nationally recognized program that brings non-partisan informational programs to adult audiences to further public knowledge and understanding of the state and federal courts in Colorado. Our Courts began in 2007 as a joint activity of the Colorado Judicial Institute and the Colorado Bar Association. Constant with its purpose, Our Courts presentations and volunteer speakers take no position regarding any court case, legislation, ballot issue, or proposed change to the court system.
      Contact: For more information email ourcourts@cobar.org.

    • Speakers needed for Constitutional and Colorado Law (DPS Classrooms)
      Community Resources provides resource catalogs (with more than 400 program topics) to the teachers and the teachers then choose programs that fit their curriculum.  Community Resources connects volunteer community members with a particular skill set / knowledge base with classes that are looking to learn more.
      We currently have several requests (elementary and middle school) for Constitutional and Colorado law. 
      Contact: Stephanie Stoetzer, Community Resources, Inc., Classroom Speakers Program Manager - In office part time, 720.424.6552 / main  720.424-2300.

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