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Legal Aid Consumer Advocacy Volunteer

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Description

Legal Aid has the following volunteer/pro bono opportunity for law students in the Fayetteville/Springdale area: 

Legal Aid Consumer Advocacy Volunteer - be immersed in Legal Aid's Consumer Group attending weekly work group meetings by phone and performing assignments arising therefrom, including legal research and drafting, investigation, follow up client interaction, and other duties as assigned. Minimum semester long volunteer commitment required.

Agency Description: Legal Aid of Arkansas is a public interest, not-for-profit law firm dedicated to assuring equal access to justice in civil matters for low income Arkansans through legal representation, advocacy, community partnerships, education and outreach.

Application Process
: Interviews will be conducted by phone on a rolling basis. Please send your resume by email to: 

Lee Richardson
Executive Director
lrichardson@arlegalaid.org

Pro bono credit: This is an approved pro bono opportunity. In order to receive recognition for your pro bono work from the Law School, you must record your hours in GivePulse. Information about the Pro Bono program is available here: https://law.uark.edu/service-outreach/probono/index.php. Contact Professor Smith (abs006@uark.edu) if you have any questions.
CausesLegal Services
SkillsLegal
GivePulse
2 Positions Filled | 7 Impacts | 40 Hours