These are focused and local volunteer lawyer programs that could benefit from your expertise and time offered.
ALWAYS (Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services) is a nonprofit law firm with a mission to provide free legal services to vulnerable youth and young adults up to age 24 impacted by homelessness, abuse and the foster care system, and human trafficked survivors of all ages. We open the doors to justice and eliminate legal barriers that stand in the way of safety, stability, and self-sufficiency.
Arizona Center for Disability Law is a non-profit law firm that assists Arizonans with disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights to independence, justice, and equality. Our Vision is a society where people with disabilities enjoy full acceptance without barriers. ACDL is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities. The ACDL does not handle general legal problems encountered by all people whether they have disabilities or not, such as probate of an estate, obtaining a divorce or filing for bankruptcy. The ACDL serves individuals whose disability is the reason for discrimination, abuse or neglect, or failure to provide needed services.
Christian Legal Aid of Arizona was formed to provide legal aid services and spiritual counseling to the working poor and homeless of Arizona. Services are provided by Christian attorneys and law students who volunteer their time.
Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project recruits, trains and mentors attorneys who accept cases referred by the Project on a pro bono basis. Pro bono attorneys represent detained immigrants in removal proceedings in connection with our Florence, Eloy, and Children Programs. Depending on the stage of the proceedings, pro bono attorneys may appear before an immigration judge, the Board of Immigration Appeals, circuit courts of appeal, juvenile court, or federal district courts.
The Goldwater Institute's Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation (GI) provides free legal representation to those whose constitutional rights are violated by government. GI also coordinates a national network of attorneys to assist us by offering pro bono services in states where our attorneys are not licensed. The types of cases we take include constitutional rights, campaign finance, business licensing/compliance, charter schools, education savings accounts, property rights, public records law, open meetings law, and right to try.
Step Up to Justice is a full-service free civil legal center for low-income individuals and families in Pima County, powered by the talents of volunteer attorneys. Through careful financial stewardship and technology designed to bring civil legal services to clients where and when they need them, Step Up to Justice builds connections between clients, attorneys, and community partners. Step Up to Justice accepts the following types of applicant referrals: Family Law; Minor Guardianship; Wills/Advance Directives; Consumer/Debt Collection; and Chapter 7 Bankruptcies.