Pro Bono Opportunities to Fulfill Your Graduation Requirement!

Important Reminder: Stetson Law requires our students to perform a total of sixty (60) hours of pro bono service during their law school career, of which thirty (30) hours must be the performance of qualifying law-related service (legal pro bono). Full-time students and part-time students must complete all pro bono requirements before the start of their last semester of law school!pro-bono-logo-web-350

Legal Pro Bono Opportunities:

Community Law Program – Preparing for Client Contact –   Now is your chance to get an introduction to Community Law and take the first step in participating in their Family Forms Clinic.  Participation in their Family Forms Clinic will not only earn you legal pro bono credit, but can go a long way to giving you valuable face-to-face contact with clients!   This training will be interactive and include dinner, so arrive promptly on September 6, 2016, at 5:30 – 7:30pm  to Room SC-201.  You will receive 2 hrs of non-legal pro bono for attending the training session!  If you’re interested in participating, please contact Kam Clark, Assistant Director of Career Development, at kclark1@law.stetson.edu.


Gulfcoast Legal Services: Gulfcoast Legal Services offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available at their St. Pete, and satellite offices (Clearwater, Bradenton, and Sarasota). Volunteers may work in the following areas: Family Law, Immigration, Human Trafficking, Elder Law, Public Benefits, Taxation, Foreclosure/Housing, Birth Certificates/ID Program. Gulfcoast is flexible, but strongly prefers volunteers be able to spend at least 20 hours with the organization. For more information, contact: Annamarie Mitchell at annam@gulfcoastlegal.org.   To reach out to their Sarasota office contact: Robin Stover at 941-366-1746 or robins@gulfcoastlegal.org. For the Bradenton office, contact: Lisa Murray, Managing Attorney, at Lisam@gulfcoastlegal.org.

Non-Legal Opportunities:

Goodwill Industries – Help sort children’s books for sale/distribution. Contact Virginia Warfield at Goodwill.  She said she can be flexible, but give her some exact times/dates you can go to the book shop.  Her email is Virginia.warfield@goodwill-suncoast.com/  Her cell is:  727/492-1948.