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Directory of Colorado Pro Bono Projects
Colorado Access to Justice Commission
The Mission of the Access to Justice Commission is to develop, coordinate and implement policy initiatives to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters for persons who encounter barriers in gaining access to Colorado's civil justice system.
Colorado Legal Services
ColoradoLegalServices.org is a guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Colorado. Here you can locate information on all of the free legal aid programs in Colorado, including basic eligibility and contact information. We also have links to related sites on the web and legal education documents that give you basic information on a number of legal problems.
Colorado Lawyers Committee
The Lawyers Committee is a nonprofit, nonpartisan consortium of 41 Denver area law firms dedicated to providing and increasing opportunities for children, the poor, and other disadvantaged communities through advocacy, negotiation, and litigation.
Colorado Center on Law and Policy
The Colorado Center on Law and Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that advocates on behalf of the poor, working poor and other vulnerable populations. Our mission is to promote justice and economic security for lower income Coloradans through legislative, administrative and legal advocacy, and to provide the critical advocacy formerly provided by federally funded legal services programs.
Office of the Colorado Public Defender
The single overriding objective of the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender is to provide reasonable and effective criminal defense representation for indigent individuals who are charged with the commission of a crime in Colorado. The right to counsel is established by both the United States and Colorado Constitutions.
University of Denver College of Law Student Law Office
The University of Denver College of Law Student Law Office (SLO) offers students the opportunity to gain valuable legal skills. Students will represent indigent clients in a variety of legal matters under the supervision of our clinical faculty.
The SLO offers the following clinics: Mediation/Arbitration Clinic, Basic Criminal Representation Clinic, Civil Litigation Clinic, Family Law Clinic, Tax Advocacy Clinic and the 10th Circuit Clinic.
CU Legal Aid and Defender Program
The Legal Aid and Defender Program allows student attorneys to represent indigent persons in the community under the close supervision of the clinic's instructional staff. The goals of the program are (1) to teach students practical legal skills such as interviewing, counseling, drafting, negotiation, and trial advocacy and procedure; (2) to refine and apply the students' understanding of various substantive areas of law including criminal law and procedure, domestic relations, immigration, administrative law, and evidence; (3) to develop a sense of professional responsibility and an appreciation of the essential nature of competence in client representation; (4) to supplement relevant parts of the traditional curriculum; and (5) to furnish public service
The Innocence Project
The Innocence Project is an independent non-profit legal clinic and resource center. The Project was founded in 1992 by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Yeshiva University. We handle cases where postconviction DNA testing of evidence can yield conclusive proof of innocence.