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Volunteer Attorneys

  • IVLP screens applicants for financial, case-type eligibility and readiness
  • Match volunteer attorneys with eligible applicants
  • Connect attorneys with a mentor and other tools to help when taking a case in a new area of law
  • Provide malpractice insurance
  • IVLP clients receive an automatic filing fee waiver
  • Try and help find resources for costs and language interpreters
  • CLE trainings for free
  • Help attorneys fulfill their obligation to provide pro bono services
  • Provide attorneys with experience in various areas of the law
  • Enhance the legal profession by providing professionals with diverse and meaningful pro bono opportunities for those in need
  • Guardianships for children, and developmentally delayed or incapacitated adults
  • Family law cases
  • Simple Wills and Estates as well as probates in special circumstances
  • Representing Guardians Ad Litem for victims in Child Protection Act cases
  • A variety of civil legal services for victims of sexual assault or domestic violence
  • Defense for debt collection in appropriate cases
  • Advice and Counsel at Community Legal Clinics
  • Immigration cases – Naturalization assistance and petitions for victims of crimes, sexual assault and domestic violence
  • Refugee civil legal services

IVLP does not accept cases in the following areas: fee generating matters, criminal matters, patent/copyrights, and similar specialized areas.

Idaho Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1
Every lawyer has a professional responsibility to provide legal services to those unable to pay. A lawyer should aspire to render at least fifty (50) hours of pro bono legal services per year to persons of limited means or to charitable, religious, civic, community, governmental and education organizations.
  • Help low-income people in Idaho with their critical legal needs
  • Be part of the solution – providing access to justice for all
  • Activate your account on to receive notifications on pro bono opportunities
  • Complete a pledge form
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