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National Crime Victim Law Institute

NCVLI Pro Bono and Low Bono Questionnaire

Volunteer attorneys are a crucial component in NCVLI’s mission to advance victims’ rights.  NCVLI has a variety of volunteer opportunities for attorneys, including research, writing briefs, and serving as local co-counsel for victims. This questionnaire will help us to best align our current opportunities with your interests and experience. 

If you are interested in doing direct representation of victim, please tell us a bit more about the types of representation you want to provide. In what systems:
At what levels?
NOTE: If you check the last box, NCVLI would still like to coordinate with you regarding strategic litigation and at the time of referral will ask you to coordinate to the greatest extent possible without sacrificing attorney/client privilege.
If you are interested in working on victims’ rights amicus briefs, do you want to
Please provide basic demographic information which we will use to aid with referral and placement of victims who express a preference for working with particular attorneys. Please include: preferred gender identity and preferred identification of your race and ethnicity.
Please list all bars in which you an active member in good standing, provide your bar # and the # of years of practice.
While every case is different, it helps with screening to know how much time you have available per week or per month. Please estimate that here.
(NOTE: An accurate assessment of this is critical to knowing whether we can place emergency cases with you)