Programs

Nonprofit Legal Workshop

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Choate Lawyers

The Lawyers Clearinghouse serves both Massachusetts nonprofits and homeless individuals. We match nonprofits with pro bono lawyers, host legal workshops for nonprofits, and operate a bi-monthly legal clinic for the homeless. Read more about our programs below:

Legal Referral Program

Our Legal Referral Program matches nonprofits with pro bono attorneys. The program was designed to help nonprofits with legal needs, while offering quality pro bono opportunities for transactional lawyers to utilize their corporate law related expertise. Our Legal Referral Program has greatly enhanced the ability of our client nonprofits to move forward with their missions advised by competent legal counsel. Read more…

The Legal Assessment Program

We match nonprofit organizations with lawyers to complete an in-depth review of the organization’s operations to ensure that the organization is keeping up to date on its filings and is following best practices in governance. Read more…

Legal Workshops for Nonprofits

The Clearinghouse provides an array of legal workshops for nonprofits, including how to file for and maintain 501(c)(3) status. Read more…

Massachusetts Legal Clinic for the Homeless

We find volunteer lawyers from top Boston law firms who take pro bono cases for homeless or low-income individuals. The bi-monthly clinic operates at six area shelters with lawyers from ten law firms and multiple in-house legal departments. Read more…

Access to Justice Fellows Program

This program pairs retired or transitioning lawyers and judges with nonprofit and legal services organizations to provide critical assistance to underserved individuals and community and public interest groups. Read more…