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DC Bar Pro Bono Center

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DC Bar Pro Bono Center is a legal aid society based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1989. As of 2018 they had $3.1 million in revenue and $4.0 million in assets.

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center is an independent, nonprofit organization that recruits, trains, and mobilizes volunteer attorneys to take pro bono cases serving individuals living in poverty who are at risk of losing their homes, their livelihoods and famil...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Dc Bar Pro Bono Program.

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Program areas at DC Bar Pro Bono Center

Legal Assistance for Low-Income individuals. The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center provides legal assistance to low-income D.C. residents. The Pro Bono Center recruits, trains and supports volunteer lawyers who provide representation in housing, family law public benefits, personal injury defense, bankruptcy, health care access and consumer law cases. In FY16, the Center provided full representation to 303 new clients. The Center also hosts advice and referral walk-in clinics where individuals received legal assistance with matters ranging from consumer disputes and employment issues to inquiries regarding divorce and custody cases. The Center also maintains three court-based resource centers to assist pro se litigants in Landlord Tenant and Probate Court, as well as consumer law matters in Superior Court. In FY16, these centers served approximately 6,051 people

The Nonprofit and Small Business Legal Assistance Programs. The NPSB Programs match nonprofit organizations and disadvantaged small business owners with Pro Bono Counsel to meet their transactional legal needs. In FY16 NPSB matched 54 nonprofits with pro bono counsel, and provided 68 nonprofits with one-on-one assistance at brief advice clinics. The NPSB also provided training to 1,902 nonprofit and small business representatives and the volunteer attorneys that assist them. NPSB hosted brief advice walk-in-clinics for 450 small business owners

Qutreach Services. In FY16, the Pro Bono Center sponsored training sessions for volunteer attorneys who wish to undertake pro bono assignments from various legal service providers in D.C. The trainings are in a variety of practice areas including bankruptcy, family, landlord-tenant law and veteran's benefits. The Pro Bono Center also coordinates regular meetings of the Pro Bono Partnership (PART), a network of over 110 law firms and federal agencies committed to providing pro bono services

Form 990s for DC Bar Pro Bono Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 25, 2019990View PDF
2017-06May 9, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 21, 2018990View PDF
2016-06May 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jun 27, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for DC Bar Pro Bono Center

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,015,036
Program services$15,520
Investment income and dividends$213,720
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-66,548
Net income from fundraising events$16,597
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$3,194,325

Vendors for DC Bar Pro Bono Center

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
AbilaAssociation management software2020-06-20
█████████ ████████Software2019-02-26

Personnel at DC Bar Pro Bono Center

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Rebecca K. TrothExecutive Director-June 24, 2020
Adrian GottshallManaging Attorney-June 24, 2020
█████████ ███████████Managing Attorney Housing-June 24, 2020
█████ ██Managing Attorney-June 24, 2020
███████ ████████████████Managing Attorney Family-June 24, 2020
█████████ ██████████-Aug. 21, 2018
█████ ██ ██████Secretary-June 30, 2017
█████████ ███████President-June 30, 2017
█████ ████████Treasurer-June 30, 2017
███████ ███████President-June 30, 2017
...and four more key personnel

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