Community Legal Project is a joint collaboration with UNC Law School. Law Students meet in-person (virtual options available to clients during COVID) with a client to assess their situation regarding family law or domestic violence. After the initial assessment, the student writes an official law school memo that is reviewed by an attorney. The volunteer attorney provides feedback and edits to the memo, which is presented to the client in person.

Project Frequency

Monthly Commitment

Project Time Commitment

1-4 memo reviews per month = 1-2 hours per month, with a one-year commitment requested.

Project Location

Remote Electronic (service completed by phone or internet)

Area of Law

  • Consumer
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Family
  • Housing

Geographic Areas

  • Remote

Project For

Population Served

  • Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors
  • General Low Income
  • Immigrants
  • LGBT+
  • People with Disabilities
  • People who are Homeless

Skills to be Developed

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Training Provided for Project Volunteers
  • Volunteers Who Speak an Additional Language Requested for this Project
  • Malpractice Insurance Provided for this Project
  • Mentorship Provided for this Project