Posts from the ‘Pro Bono’ category

Volunteer Corner: Busy Times for the Colorado Poverty Law Project

The Colorado Poverty Law Project (CPLP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission to recruit and coordinate volunteer attorneys to participate in a monthly pro…

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Volunteer Corner: Colorado Attorneys for the Arts

Colorado Attorneys for the Arts (CAFTA) is a new program from the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) that connects artists and creative businesses with…

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Stand Down for Homeless Veterans ~ By Jessica A. Volz

Denver’s annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans takes place on Thursday, November 19. Similar events are held nationwide each year. The concept behind the Stand Downs…

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Volunteer Corner: Pro Bono Week ~ By Lauren Dickey

      “We often think and talk about pro bono work as a service to the greater good and to our community. But even the…

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DU Law School’s Tribal Wills Project Delivers Critical Services

  “In the four-cornered landscape of the Colorado River plateau we all revere, our lessons are for and with each other.” —Hon. Gregory Hobbs, Justice of…

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The Lottery for Good Counsel on Texas Death Row

Should having competent defense counsel be a matter of luck? After many failures by prior counsel, our client, who was recently released from Texas prison after serving…

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Let’s Celebrate Pro Bono Week All Year

  Who inspires you? Specifically, who inspires you to volunteer your time as an attorney? That is the Denver Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee’s focus…

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Pro Bono Spotlight: MVL Lawyer Helps Client Fight for Independence

  “There needs to be a better system in place for cases of emotional abuse” Natalie Patron is not a lawyer. But, she certainly has an…

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Denver Domestic Relations “Firefighters”

When people going through a divorce have no resources, but do not qualify for means-tested free legal services, what happens? Typically, moderate income parties will be…

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Federal Court Pro Bono Representation Helps the Community and Enhances Professional Reputation

  Federal court litigation provides challenge, excitement, and reward. With the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado’s announcement of its Civil Pro Bono Panel…

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