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The partnership currently works with volunteers through five operating units.  Once registered, one of these organizations will work directly with you from case selection to case conclusion based on the counties and legal interests you identified.  These partnership panels are:
  • Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for the Elderly (AVLE): Legal Aid of Arkansas
  • Equal Access to Justice Panel (EAJP): Legal Aid of Arkansas (learn more about EAJP or read some client stories)
  • The Modest Means Panel: Legal Aid of Arkansas (learn more about the Modest Means Panel)
  • River Valley Volunteer Attorney Project (VAP): Center for Arkansas Legal Services
  • Volunteer Organization of Center for Arkansas Legal Services (VOCALS): Center for Arkansas Legal Services (learn more about VOCALS)

Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for the Elderly (AVLE) 

31 counties in North and East Arkansas, including: Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Craighead, Cleburne, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Green, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Marion, Mississippi, Monroe, Newton, Phillips, Poinsett   Randolph, St. Francis, Searcy, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, Washington, Woodruff

Equal Access to Justice Panel (learn more about EAJP)

Legal Aid of Arkansas
Heidi Jamison, Pro Bono Coordinator
Toll Free: 1.800.234.3544 Ext. 4314
Phone: 479.442.0600 ext. 4314 Fax: 479.751.0002
Email: [email protected]

31 counties in North and East Arkansas including: 
Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Craighead, Cleburne, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Green, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Marion, Mississippi, Monroe, Newton, Phillips, Poinsett   Randolph, St. Francis, Searcy, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, Washington, Woodruff

River Valley Volunteer Attorney Project (VAP)

Center for Arkansas Legal Services
Janet Dyer, Managing Attorney (Fort Smith office)
Toll Free: 1.800.364.1134
Phone: 479.785.5211 ext. 4314 Fax: 479.783.0120
Email: [email protected]

9 counties in North Arkansas including:
Crawford, Conway, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Pope, Scott, Sebastian and Yell counties

Volunteer Organization of Center for Arkansas Legal Services (VOCALS)

Center for Arkansas Legal Services
Lora Crawley, Executive Assistant
Toll Free: 1.800.950.5817
Phone: 501.376.3423 Fax: 501.376.3664
Email: [email protected]

35 counties in Central and South Arkansas including:
Arkansas, Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Little River, Lonoke, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Ouachita, Perry, Pike, Polk, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, Sevier, Union, and White counties

Modest Means Panel
Legal Aid of Arkansas
Lee Richardson, Executive Director
Toll Free: 1.800.234.3544 Ext. 6305
Phone: 870.972.9224 ext. 6305 Fax: 870.910.5562
Email: [email protected]

31 counties in North and East Arkansas including:
Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Craighead, Cleburne, Crittenden, Cross, Fulton, Green, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Marion, Mississippi, Monroe, Newton, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, St. Francis, Searcy, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, Washington, Woodruff

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