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Members of Kentuckiana’s legal community are making a difference every day by donating thousands of hours in free legal services or financially supporting the organizations that provide such services. The Louisville Bar Association offers many ways to give back by providing access to pro bono and volunteer programs as well as sponsoring free legal training sessions to educate volunteers.

Giving Back

Our volunteers contribute their skills and talents in a variety of ways. In the current economic climate, legal aid organizations are facing increasing demands for their services and pro bono attorneys are an important supplement to these efforts. Additionally, we offer a variety of non-legal opportunities to give back to the community through the year.

How Can I Get Involved?

Our partnership with numerous local and national organizations offers volunteers opportunities to choose between a variety of programs and time slots to fit their busy schedules. If you’d like to become a volunteer, simply click the button below to get started. If you are already a volunteer, feel free to peruse our upcoming programs below.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Opportunities

2015 Pro Se Clinics

Volunteers will assist guests in answering questions about divorce, custody, visitation, child support, etc. Attorneys, legal secretaries and law students needed

Dates Jan. 9 & 23, Feb. 13 & 27, March 13 & 27, April 10, May 8 & 22, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, Aug. 14 & 28, Sept. 11 & 25, Oct. 9 & 23, Nov. 13, Dec. 11

Time 10 a.m.

Location Jefferson Co Judicial Center, First Floor 

Practice Area(s) in Need Family Law

Doctors & Lawyers for Kids

Doctors & Lawyers for Kids is a medical-legal partnership between the LBA, Legal Aid and the Greater Louisville Medical Society. Attorneys help on a variety of legal issues including landlord/tenant problems, family law, bankruptcy, guardianship and immigration.

Location TBD

Practice Area(s) in Need Family, Bankruptcy, Immigration, etc.

2014 Healing Place Seminars

Volunteers answer questions from residents of Healing Place on criminal, family and bankruptcy matters. All sessions begin at 3 p.m.

Dates Men's Facility: April 16, June 18, Sept. 17, Nov. 12; Women's Facility: April 23, June 25, Sept. 24, Nov. 19

Location Men's Facility: 1020 W. Market St. (session in 1000 building); Women's Facility: 1503 S. 15th St. (SE side of 15th & Hill, across from Sud-Chemie)

Practice Area(s) in Need Criminal, Family, Bankruptcy.

Latino Legal Clinics

Attorneys volunteer to give general legal advice to the local Hispanic/Latino community. Held four to five times a year.

Location TBD

Practice Area(s) in Need Immigration, Family , Consumer Law.

Legal Clinics for Cancer Patients & Their Families

Attorneys provide general information and answer questions from clients of Gilda's Club and the Kentucky Cancer Program. Held twice a year.

Date/Time April 15 / 6-7:30 p.m.

Location Gilda's Club, 633 Baxter Ave Louisville, KY 40204

Practice Area(s) in Need Employment, Probate & Estate, Disability.