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The provision of legal services helps stabilize families, promotes self-sufficiency, and assists with the efficiency of the courts. Please consider giving a few hours of your time to those in your community who could not otherwise afford civil legal services.


We have several volunteer opportunities for attorneys, mediators, paralegals, and law students.


Referral Program:  Provide full pro bono representation for a variety of civil legal matters:

  • Family Law
  • Elder Law
  • Probate
  • Consumer and Financial
  • Bankruptcy
  • Public Benefits
  • Housing

Mentors available


Legal Clinic at the Denver Indian Center:  Provide legal resources, information, and advice to the local Native American community at MVL's monthly walk-in clinic.

  • When: First Wednesday of Every Month, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Where: The Denver Indian Center 4407 Morrison Rd Denver, CO 80219

Opportunities available for attorneys, law students, law clerks, and paralegals


Power of Attorney Workshop: Assist applicants living in low-income senior centers in the Denver Metro Area complete various advance planning documents, including powers of attorney and living wills.

Opportunities available for attorneys, law students, law clerks, and paralegals

No experience necessary; 2–3-hour time commitment.


Family Law Court Program: Assist clients with uncomplicated, uncontested family law matters. 2-4-hour time commitment.

  • Client Meetings: help clients complete the documents necessary to file a dissolution of marriage or allocation of parental responsibilities case.
  • Permanent Orders Hearings: help prepare the final paperwork required and represent clients at the permanent order hearing.

Opportunities available for attorneys, law students, law clerks, and paralegals

No experience necessary; 2–4-hour time commitment.  


Family Law Advice and Guidance: Provide unbundled legal services to low-income families needing assistance with pre- and post-decree dissolution of marriage or allocation of parental responsibility by focusing on problem-solving,

Opportunities available for experienced family law attorneys.

1 hour time commitment.


Mediation Program:  Provide pro bono mediation services to family law applicants who are unable to afford mediation services

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Help people in need
  • Gain critical courtroom experience
  • Mentorship available
  • Network with other legal professionals
  • Earn CLE credit
  • Malpractice insurance provided

Retired Attorneys and Attorneys Licensed Out-of-State:  Retired attorneys and attorneys with out-of-state licenses can apply for Pro Bono Counsel Certification to work on pro bono cases in Colorado. For additional information, visit the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel website

Please see Training and Tips for MVL Volunteers for additional information and resources. 







The Denver Bar Association advances professionalism with the legal community and promotes justice in the broader community.