CCLS will be closed Monday May 29th in observance of Memorial Day
CCLS is an equal opportunity employer
Volunteer attorneys can have bar dues waived, and free MCLE and malpractice insurance,
The Pro Bono Program (PBP) recruits and supports the work of volunteer attorneys and law students who provide pro bono legal assistance to low-income individuals and families in Central California. PBP provides volunteers with legal training, mentoring, case management, free malpractice insurance, and other services to facilitate their delivery of free legal services. Learn more about how you can make a difference and advance justice in our communities – join today!
Eligible attorneys licensed in California can apply to the Pro Bono Practice Program of the State Bar of California to maintain active license status for the delivery of volunteer legal services when they are not engaged in private (for profit) law practice. This is an excellent opportunity for retired attorneys and those on extended family leave to do pro bono work without having to pay bar dues! Free MCLE and malpractice insurance is provided. Contact us to learn more.
We work to improve the wellbeing of the San Joaquin Valley.
To express interest click the button under the volunteer opportunity and complete the form on Paladin
To express interest in one of our volunteer opportunities at Central California Legal Services, you will need to click the button below the opportunity you are interested in. When you do, you will be taken to the opportunity on Paladin. When you arrive, you can express interest without needing to create your own account. If you already have an account, log in with your credentials.
For more information, contact our Pro Bono team by clicking here.
You can receive free liability and professional malpractice insurance coverage.
You will have the opportunity to network with other professionals. For example, you will get access to mentor attorneys, poverty law experts, and other professional volunteers.
You can receive discounted or free access to MCLE accredited training seminars.
You can receive reimbursement for court reporting fees through the Transcript Reimbursement Fund.
You will enjoy the satisfaction of helping low-income individuals and families enhance their lives.
You are awarded the opportunity to meet your ethical obligations as an attorney.