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Brief Advice Legal Services for D.C. Nonprofits & Small Businesses


The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center's Nonprofit & Small Business Legal Assistance Programs provide free brief legal advice from attorney volunteers to D.C. nonprofits and small businesses. These are one-time, short, legal information consultations with attorneys who cannot provide on-going representation or additional assistance beyond the brief advice meeting.


COVID-19 NOTICE: All brief advice legal services are currently offered virtually. Zoom/phone appointments are set on a rolling basis, depending on the requesting organization's eligibility, and as the appropriate attorney volunteer is identified for each consultation. 

 

Please read the listing below to determine which brief legal advice program is best for your legal need:

 

Nonprofit Office Hours 

Discuss any nonprofit business law topic affecting established or start-up nonprofit organizations, including governance, IRS/tax compliance, employment law, intellectual property, and other areas.  (Only Nonprofits & Start-up Nonprofits)

 

Small Business Brief Advice Legal Clinic 

Sign up for this option if your small business legal issue is not appropriate for the brief advice programs described above, or your commercial lease or contract review request is not related to COVID-19. (Small Businesses & Start-up Small Businesses)

 

Last Review and Update: Oct 22, 2021