The Legal Representation Project of Safe Alliance provides free legal representation to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in DVPO cases in Mecklenburg County.

Project Frequency

Ongoing

Project Time Commitment

Once training is completed, representing a client takes approximately 5-10 hours and cases are typically heard within 7-10 days of assignment.

Project Location

On-Site

Area of Law

  • Domestic and Sexual Violence

Geographic Areas

  • Mecklenburg

Project For

  • Attorney
  • Retired Attorney

Population Served

  • Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors

Skills to be Developed

  • Client Advice and Counseling
  • Client Intake and Interviewing
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Pre-Trial Advocacy (Motions
  • Discovery
  • etc.)
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Training Provided for Project Volunteers
    Yes
  • Volunteers Who Speak an Additional Language Requested for this Project
    No
  • Malpractice Insurance Provided for this Project
    Yes
  • Mentorship Provided for this Project
    Yes