VLA ATTORNEY ORIENTATIONS

New Attorney Orientations

Getting Started With VLA: New Volunteer Attorney Orientation.

To volunteer at our clinics or take a case from our case list, VLA requires that attorneys attend a short orientation. At the orientation, important information about VLA's programs, requirements for volunteers and our administrative procedures will be covered.

All orientations take place
at VLA Auditorium
:
One East 53rd Street, First Floor
New York, NY 10022

See map below

Attorney orientations are
conducted by VLA Staff.

 

Please note the following requirements for all attorneys performing volunteer work through VLA:

• All volunteers must submit a current resume, including 3 references, that VLA will check.
• All volunteer attorneys MUST be covered by their own or their employer's legal malpractice insurance policy for volunteer work performed through VLA.
• Attorneys who have have been admitted to practice for less than 3 years must have a supervising attorney who has been admitted to practice for longer than 3 years. Volunteers are responsible for securing their own supervising attorney.


Upcoming Orientations


Evening Monday Sessions:
Conducted by VLA Staff

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Monday, June 2, 2014, 6 - 7 pm
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Monday, July 7, 2014, 6 - 7 pm
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Monday, August 4, 2014, 6 - 7 pm
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Register below for these dates!


Noon Wednesday Sessions:
Conducted by VLA Staff

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12 - 1 pm
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12 - 1 pm
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12 - 1 pm
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Register below for these dates!


For additional information or if you are at a law firm and are interested in having VLA make a presentation to your attorneys about our volunteer opportunities please contact VLA Staff at 212.319.2787 ext. 17, or at vlafellows@vlany.org