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JOIN US THIS FRIDAY AT THE DENVER METRO LIBRARY!!

The Denver Metro Library will host a free RECORD SEALING CINIC 

at the Main Library, Community Room 2A, 2nd Floor, on Friday, July 29th, from 1 – 5pm. Those who have questions about sealing criminal records and need relevant documents for record sealing can meet with volunteers for assistance.

 

 

 

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JUSTICE ON TAP!

This year, Justice on Tap! will be held on September 21st, 2022. Join us at the Mudlick Tap House Dayton from 5-9pm.

 

 

 

 

 

CELEBRATE PRO BONO WEEK

 

OCTOBER 23RD – 29TH, 2022

The American Bar Association has designated October 23rd – 29th as Celebrate Pro Bono Week. The Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) uses Celebrate Pro Bono Weekas an opportunity to find a meaningful way to thank the many dedicated lawyers and others in our community who volunteer their time, talent, and treasure to the VLP.

 

 

 

Celebrate Pro Bono

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCESS TO JUSTICE

GALA

NOVEMBER 3RD 5-7pm

SINCLAIR POINTZ CENTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE:

2022 HOLIDAY LUCHEON

AT THE SINCLAIR POINTZ CENTER

December 13th 11:30am

Join the Dayton Bar Association and the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project for a positive, uplifting message of hope about the good work being done to assist low-income individuals in our community.

 

 

 

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 KNOW ANY HEROES?

Has someone you know gone above and beyond in providing legal services for the less fortunate?  Did a community organization or business in your area make great strides in advancing the cause of equal justice?  Now’s your chance to get them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for this year’s Miami Valley A2J Awards!  For more information on the nomination process and awards gala click here

 

 LEGAL RESOURCE CENTER NOW LIVE IN FOUR NEW COUNTIES!

The Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project in partnership with the law firm WilmerHale is pleased to announce that their Legal Resource Center clinic is now assisting clients in Preble, Darke, Miami, and Champaign Counties.  This clinic assists clients with both post divorce issues and sealing of adult criminal records and has been a great success in Montgomery County.  For more information call us at 937-461-3857 or apply for aid through Legal Aid of Western Ohio at 1-888-534-1432

 

KATHY MILLER WINS THE 2015 PARALEGAL OF THE YEAR AWARD!

For her tireless and excellent work with the Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court, the office of the Montgomery County Clerk of courts has names Ms. Miller as their paralegal of the year for 2015.  We here at the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project would like to congratulate her on this well deserved achievement!


2014 DAYTON BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON!

Wonderful presentation by Helen Jones-Kelley, the Executive Director of ADAMHS Board, at the Dayton Bar Association's 2014 Annual Holiday Luncheon! We are tremendously grateful to the attorneys in the Miami Valley who donate their time and talent to help those less fortunate. Happy Holidays to all!

 

 2014 ACCESS TO JUSTICE GALA AND AWARDS!

Congratulations to 2014 honorees Think Tank, Inc., Miami Valley Fair Housing Center, Inc., Carl Sherrets, Esq. and Robert Curry of Thompson Hine at the November 6, 2014  Access to Justice Awards Gala!  Thanks to everyone who supports ABLE, LAWO, and the GDVLP, by donating to the campaign and by generously giving your time to help those of lesser means in our community! 

 GDVLP PRESIDENT, JUDGE MARY WISEMAN, NAMED ONE OF DAYTON’S 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN OF 2014!

Continuing the streak of awards won by the GDVLP board of directors, Montgomery Common Pleas Court Judge, and GDVLP president, Honorable Mary Wiseman has been named as one of the fifty most influential women in the Dayton area for 2014.  The Dayton Business Journal recognized her for this honor for her outstanding work and leadership in the community.

 

 

GDVLP TEAMS UP WITH THE DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS ATTORNEYS TO FILL NEED FOR DIVORCE ASSISTANCE.

The GDVLP in conjunction with the Domestic Relations Division of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court and local attorneys has created a free workshop for those filing for divorce.  Clients who file pro se paperwork with the Montgomery County Domestic Relations Court; are not represented by an attorney; and meet certain income eligibility requirements may come in and speak with an attorney on how to handle their case in court at no cost.

Workshops are held on the second floor of the Domestic Relations Court from 1:30 to 4 PM every third Thursday of the month.  To apply for the workshop, please call Legal Aid of Western Ohio at 1-888-534-1432 to begin the intake and screening process.

 

GREATER DAYTON VOLUNTEER LAWYERS PROJECT SELECTED FOR “LEXISNEXIS CARES DAY”

The folks at LexisNexis may be some of the sharpest legal minds in the business, but did you know they are also one of the area’s leaders in assisting the less fortunate in our community?  Every year the LexisNexis legal team chooses a non-profit organization and then spends an entire day on site providing assistance.

Our organization was honored to have been selected for this year’s “LexisNexis Cares Day” where the wonderful attorneys and staff used their considerable talents to help us create a new debt collection initiative in just one afternoon!

 

LEXISNEXIS & VLP: Everything is great when you're a part of a team!

LEXISNEXIS AND THE VLP IN ACTION!!

 

LOCAL LAWYER, KERMIT LOWERY, WINS ABA NATIONAL AWARD!

Fresh from winning the John and Ginny Elam Pro-Bono award, GDVLP board member Kermit Lowery is also one of this year’s winners of the American Bar Association’s Pro-Bono Publica award!   To see why Kermit is such an asset to the Greater Dayton area, please watch this video.

 

 

 

 DIANNE MARX RECEIVES WOMAN OF INFLUENCE FROM THE YWCA!

 For her outstanding community spirit, leadership, volunteerism and drive to make a difference in the lives of others, the Dayton YWCA has named GDVLP board member, Dianne Marx, as one of Dayton’s Women of Influence for 2014!

 

 GDVLP PARALEGAL, KATHY MILLER, NAMED PARALEGAL OF THE YEAR FOR 2014!

 Kathy Miller was recognized on April 16th as Dayton’s 2014 Paralegal of the Year at the Paralegal Day Celebration held at Sinclair Community College!