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Holiday Operating Status

December 18, 2020

Holiday Operating StatusThe D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center will be closed from December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021. As such, the Landlord Tenant Resource Center/Landlord Tenant Legal Assistance Network (LTLAN), Consumer Law Resource Center, Advocacy & Justice Clinic, and Bankruptcy Clinic will all be closed for intake during this time.
 
The Family Law Assistance Network (FLAN), a partnership between the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, and the DC Affordable Law Firm, will be closed from December 23 through January 3.
 
Legal information and resources will continue to be accessible at 202-626-3499 and www.LawHelp.org/DC.

The Landlord Tenant Legal Assistance Network (LTLAN) will re-open to all unrepresented tenants and small landlords on January 4 at 202-780-2575.
 
The Consumer Law Resource Center will re-open for new intakes on January 4 at 202-780-2574.
 
The next remote Advice & Referral Clinic will be open for intake from January 5–8 at 202-737-4700 (ext. 3294).

The Family Law Assistance Network (FLAN) will be open for central intake and triage on January 4 at 202-844-5428 or email [email protected].
 
Happy holidays from the Pro Bono Center!

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