Volunteer Application Form

In addition to volunteers willing to take cases, VLSP vitally needs the assistance of experienced volunteer attorneys willing to serve as Mentors to less experienced volunteer attorneys. Mentors may be asked to review pleadings and answer telephone calls from their mentees. Please click under “R” for areas of law on which you are willing to provide direct Representation. Please click under “M” for areas of law on which you are willing to be a Mentor.

I am willing to provide legal Representation and/or Mentor in the following areas of law:

CONSUMER LAW

R M
  • Bankruptcy Petitions
  • Bankruptcy Adversarial Proceedings
  • Debt Collection Defense
  • Auto Accident Lawsuits (defense)
  • Non-Auto Personal Injury/Property Damage Lawsuits (defense)

PROBATE/ESTATE PLANNING

R M
  • Powers of Attorney for Property Management
  • Advance Health Care Directives
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate of Small Estates
  • Guardianship of a Minor
  • Conservatorship of an Adult

EMPLOYMENT LAW

R M
  • Unemployment Insurance Benefits
  • Wage and Hour Claims
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Employment Discrimination/Harassment

I am willing to volunteer at the following Clinics/Projects:

  • For attorneys who wish to advise clients on how to resolve their consumer debt issues, including credit report disputes and Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This clinic is held at VLSP’s main office: 501 12th Street, Sacramento, on Tuesday evenings.
  • For attorneys who wish to advise clients on wage and hour disputes, unemployment insurance benefit eligibility, employment discrimination/harassment, and wrongful termination. This clinic is held at VLSP’s main office: 501 12th Street, Sacramento, on Tuesday evenings.
  • For attorneys who wish to advise and assist clients with their estate planning needs, including the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney for Property Management, and Advanced Health Care Directives. This Clinic is held at VLSP’s main office: 501 12th Street, Sacramento, on the first Monday of the month.
  • This project is currently restricted to volunteers from the Downey Brand and Stoel Rives law firms.

I am also interested in volunteering to: