Shriver Center

Contact person: 

Todd Belcore, Staff Attorney, Community Justice

Contact email: 
Organization's mission: 

The project focuses litigating, organizing, educating, and crafting legislation to ensure that individuals with criminal records are not unjustly denied employment or occupational licenses.

Volunteers will work with individuals trying to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.  The work will include communicating with clients, participating in motion practice, drafting petitions, preparing witnesses for testimony at hearings, and oral argument before the presiding judge in the Criminal Circuit Court at 26th and California Ave.

Project location: 

Location will vary depending on the nature of the work.  

Estimated time necessary for completion of project: 

Volunteers work will over the course of several months on individual cases.  The time commitment can be anywhere from 15-50 hours per case.

Number of students needed: 

Open.

Qualifications needed for this project, if any: 

1L and 2L students can do research, meet with clients and prepare petitions.  Motion practice will require students to have a 711 license.

Application deadline: 

None.