Close
Login to MyACC
ACC Members


Not a Member?

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

Join ACC

The ACC National Capital Region chapter has strong relationships with pro bono providers in Northern Virginia, D.C., and Maryland to offer a wide variety of opportunities that are attractive to, and convenient for, members. 

 Pro Bono Leaders

  • Kathi Westcott, Co-ChairSenior Director, Legal Affairs & Senior Counsel, The Pew Charitable Trust
  • Michael Howson, Co-ChairAssociate General Counsel, Verizon Media
  • Kristen KeatingEmployee Relations Associate General Counsel, Freddie Mac
  • John MarzulloDirector, Assistant General Counsel, Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Patrick McGlone, SVP & General Counsel, Ullico, Inc.
  • Mara Senn, Director & Senior Counsel, Global Compliance Investigations, Zimmer Biomet
  • Stephanie Suitt, Senior Manager, Attorney, PwC

Please contact the Pro Bono Committee co-chairs for information about how to get involved in the pro bono efforts of ACC NCR (members, refer to the membership directory for their contact information). 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Insurance for Nonprofits Clinic

  • When: Wed., March 31, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Partners:  DC Bar Pro Bono Center
  • Clients: DC Nonprofit organizations
  • Where: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Who: In-house attorneys
  • Experience: None required
  • Training: On-demand training webinar.
  • Support: Work in teams; experts available via Zoom
  • Time: Limited to 2 1/2 hours, with no ongoing commitment
  • Work: Nonprofit representatives will meet one-on-one with attorneys to run through a structured checklist of insurance and risk management-related questions, with the goal of clarifying key insurance concepts and spotting potential coverage issues.  
  • Insurance: Provided by the DC Bar
  • Sign up here: https://cvent.me/5xme7k

Wills Clinic

  • When: June 2021 (TBD)
  • Partners: Maryland Legal Aid
  • Clients: Low-income individuals
  • Where: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Who: In-house attorneys and paralegals
  • Experience: None required
  • Training: On-demand training webinar / live training
  • Support: Work in teams; experts available via Zoom
  • Time: Limited, with no ongoing commitment
  • Work: Attorneys will work with clients to complete forms provided by Maryland Legal Aid.  NOTE: Attorneys must be members of Maryland Bar or waived in for purposes of Pro Bono with Maryland Legal Aid. Please contact Julianne Tarver of Maryland Legal Aid at Jtarver@mdlab.org for more information on how to waive into Maryland for Pro Bono. Please allow 30 days for this process.
  • Insurance: Provided by Maryland Legal Aid
  • Sign up here: [Coming Soon]

Name and Gender Change Clinic

  • When: 3rd Quarter, 2021 (TBD)
  • Partners: Whitman Walker Clinic
  • Clients: Low-income individuals
  • Where: Virtual (Zoom)
  • Who: In-house attorneys and paralegals
  • Experience: None required
  • Training: On-demand training webinar / live training
  • Support: Work in teams; experts available via Zoom
  • Time: Limited, with no ongoing commitment
  • Work: Name and Gender Change Clinic: Each trained volunteer is assigned to a client and staff mentor to complete name change applications and identity document updates for DC, MD, and VA residents.  
  • Insurance: Provided by Whitman Walker
  • Sign up here: [Coming Soon]

ADDITIONAL PRO BONO RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES [More coming soon!]

District of Columbia (Coming Soon)

Maryland

Virginia (Coming Soon)

 

In-House Pro Bono in the Time of Covid-19

On September 23, 2020, ACC NCR co-hosted the program In-House Pro Bono in the Time of Covid-19, featuring representatives of legal services organizations and in-house volunteers sharing information about pro bono opportunities involving transactional work, litigation, wills, voting rights, immigration, and more – all of which are currently seeking volunteers for remote work during the pandemic.  For more information, click on the links below:

ACC

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work properly; others help us improve the user experience.

By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. For more information, read our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Accept