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Help for Nonprofits - Pro Bono Clearinghouse

If you are an ESTABLISHED 501(c)(3) NONPROFIT organization in need of transactional legal assistancecomplete the online form found here.

The Clearinghouse staff will match your nonprofit organization to a volunteer attorney who can provide free help as soon as possible. Please note, assistance is not guaranteed. If you have questions, please contact Shane Harper, Director of Administration at admin@grbf.org.

Note: Clearinghouse volunteers assist with transactional legal matters only (e.g. personnel issues, contract negotiations, bylaw review, mergers, and intellectual property issues, etc.). Our volunteers cannot assist with nonprofit formation/incorporation or litigation.

Please email Shane Harper, Director of Administration at admin@grbf.org if you are interested in applying for the General Counsel Program.

Pro Bono Clearinghouse

Help for individuals

GRBF does not work with individuals directly.  We help support our community partners, who can assist directly.  If you are an individual who needs legal assistance, please see if you qualify for this pro bono (free) Q&A service at VIRGINIA FREE LEGAL ANSWERS.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES for INDIVIDUALS in need of legal assistance:

Virginia Legal Aid Society – www.vlas.org or (866) 534-5243
Legal Aid Justice Center – www.justice4all.org or (804) 643-1086
Legal Services of Northern Virginia – www.lsnv.org or (703) 778-6800
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society – www.cvlas.org or (800) 868-1012
Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia –www.laseva.org or (757) 627-5423
Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society – www.swvalegalaid.org or (888) 201-2722
Virginia Poverty Law Center – www.vplc.org or (804) 782-9430
Self Help (pro se) – http://selfhelp.vacourts.gov

Other Resources:

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service – www.vsb.org/vlrs or (800) 552-7977