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Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter – Legal Resources Gathering (Short-Term Project)

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Description: Assist the Court Advocate for the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter to ensure shelter clients have access to accurate and critical legal information. Collect basic know-your-rights information (on topics including bankruptcy, improving credit scores, how to seek a continuance)  and gather forms for use by pro se domestic violence survivors. 

Time Commitment: 20-40 hours total, work performed remotely and on your schedule. Flexible start date. 

Date and time: Flexible. 

Location: Work can be done remotely. 

Eligibility: All students are eligible. Rule XV certification not required. No prior training required. 

How to sign up: Contact Professor Smith if you are interested (abs006@uark.edu). 

Pro bono credit: This is an approved pro bono opportunity. In order to receive recognition for your pro bono work from the Law School, you must be a 2L or 3L enter your hours in GivePulse, by recording them here: https://givepul.se/aecpc. Information about the Pro Bono program is available here: https://law.uark.edu/service-outreach/probono/index.php. Contact Professor Smith (abs006@uark.edu) if you have any questions.

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Location: 1045 W. Maple St., Fayetteville, AR 72701