Bay Area Legal Services - Bay Area Volunteer Lawyers Program

To Volunteer, Contact:, select Volunteer Lawyers Program and register online. Questions? Contact Nancy Lugo at

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Hillsborough
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Health, Housing, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Adoption, Dissolution of Marriage, Real Estate, Insurance, Advance Directives, Probate, Community Economic Development, Child Custody, Wills, Individual Rights,
  • Populations Served: Communities of Color, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public, HIV, Nonprofits, Veterans; Financial eligibility based on LSC guidelines Alien status eligibility based on LSC restrictions. Hillsborough County and the city of Tampa.
  • Opportunities For: Interpreters, Law Students, Lawyers, Mentors, Nonlitigation Projects, Paralegals
  • Need for non-English services: Albanian
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings, Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Flexible hours for Clinics: Domestic Violence Assistance Project [Mon-Fri/One or more hours from 9 am to 5 pm and Sat/Sun/Holidays from 7 am to 10 am]; Family Forms Clinic [Mon/Wed/Fri-One or more hours from 10 am to 2 pm]; YLD FFC and THBA FFC en Espanol
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • Training / Supervision Comments: Training required for all clinics. Mentoring or supervision offered for certain clinics/pro bono projects.
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • CLE pro bono comments: We maintain and provide a record of pro bono hours for all volunteers. CLE credit available for DVAP, FFC and special pro bono projects.
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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