Delivery of Legal Services

The Committee encourages and promotes access to legal representation and services by persons who are unable to access the legal system because of the lack or financial resources or other barriers beyond their control; promotes the establishment and efficient maintenance of programs which encourage and aid the furnishing of pro bono legal services by members of the Association; assists members and organizations who furnish legal services to low income and disadvantaged persons and to organizations described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code which cannot reasonably afford legal services; recognizes members who furnish pro bono legal services; and takes such other actions as will aid the Association and its members in their obligation to further pro bono legal services.

Jennifer Lyn Binkley, Committee Chair

Community Justice Inc

214 North Hamilton, Suite 101

Madison, WI 53703

204-9642 FAX: 204-9645

jenniferbinkley@yahoo.com

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Nominations Sought for 2022 Pro Bono Awards

 

DCBA Legal Assistance Programs

The DLSC maintains and supports three legal assistance programs, the Family Law Assistance Center, the Small Claims Assistance Center and the Veterans Law Center. We utilize the help of volunteer lawyers, paralegals, and law students to help us keep these programs going. All of the programs are now being offered via Zoom. For an appointment to obtain legal assistance please email dcba.uwlegalclinics@gmail.com or call 608-618-2970. To volunteer with one of these programs please contact Jennifer Binkley at jenniferbinkley@yahoo.com.

Pro Bono Road Show

The DLSC organizes presentations at law firms and other venues to recruit new pro bono attorneys and provide information to those attorneys and firms interested in pro bono efforts. For more information in getting involved or having the Road Show make a stop at your firm please contact Jennifer Binkley

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Low Cost and Free Legal Resources in Dane County

We maintain a comprehensive list of resources in Dane County on our Resources Page.

If you have resources you would like to add to this list please send the information to >Jennifer Binkley

There is no fee to attend the breakfast but donations can be made at the Eventbrite page.

All event proceeds and sponsorship funds raised will go towards supporting the Pro Bono Trust Fund and Porchlight, Inc. Homeless Services. The Pro Bono Trust Fund is one of the only funding sources for local pro bono initiatives that support civil legal services to low-income individuals. In this time of declining resources, these funds are precious.

Sponsorships are available at the following levels:

  • $1000 Diamond
  • $750 Platinum
  • $500 Gold
  • $200 Silver

Sponsorships include recognition during the event highlighting your firm's contribution, additional recognition in the event program, and inclusion in the DCBA newsletter and DCBA website. Sponsorships at the Platinum and Diamond Level will receive recognition during the event as well as static annual inclusion on the DCBA webpage.

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