Looking for some REAL Legal Experience this Semester or Summer? VOLUNTEER with the The Center for Arkansas Legal Services or Legal Aid of Arkansas and get REAL LIFE Experience! Our two organizations assist thousands of clients every year in priority areas, such as family law, consumer issues, bankruptcy or evictions. We provide assistance in every county across the state.
What is Legal Services?
Our vision is to improve the lives of low-income Arkansans by championing equal access to justice for all regardless of economic or social circumstances.Legal Services advocates provide legal service in civil matters to low-income Arkansans. Legal Services advocates assist clients differently depending on each client’s unique situation. As a legal services intern, you will gain critical experience for your future legal career by:
- Developing courtroom and trial Skills (must be Rule 15)
- Drafting pleadings
- Conducting legal research
- Conducting client interviews
- Investigating cases
Arkansas Law School Pro Bono Opportunities For Students
UALR William H. Bowen School of Law Pro Bono Opportunities
1201 McMath Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202
Description: The pro bono program began placing credited externships with the Center for Arkansas Legal Services in 2009. Kelly Terry is the Director of the Public Service Externship Program and Pro Bono Opportunities. UALR Students should contact Professor Kelly Terry about pro bono and vounteer opportunities. Your donated time counts towards the Dean's Certificate of Service.
Please note: Members of the general public who are interested in receiving legal services should contact our Legal Clinic at 501.324.9441.
University of Arkansas School of Law Pro Bono Program
Waterman Hall, University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Description: The pro bono program is in its second year. Susan Williams, pro bono coordinator for the University Of Arkansas School of Law, can be contacted for a list of pro bono opportunities available to University of Arkansas School of Law Students.
For more information about becoming a volunteer intern at the Center for Arkansas Legal Services please fill out the contact form.