Legal Services Provided
Debt Collection Defense
Criminal Record Sealing
Custody and Visitation
When an attorney or other legal professional desires to fulfill his or her personal or professional calling or duty to contribute service to others, then GDVLP provides an effective bridge between that drive to serve and individuals with limited economic resources, as well as other non-profits with similar missions, needing help for civil legal issues. In serving as the preferred bridge for attorneys and other legal professionals to provide community and professional service, GDVLP provides them with innovative and rewarding opportunities that optimize their time and unique talents to use their civic influence to assure access to justice. In doing so, enthusiasm and passion for pro bono service is enhanced.
GDVLP recognizes that legal professionals are compassionate, caring and dedicated, appreciating the value of pro bono service to our community, and justice system.
By facilitating the delivery of high quality pro bono civil legal services, GDVLP addresses the critical issue of assuring equal access to justice.
GDVLP is innovative, adaptive, collaborative, and efficient.
GDVLP delivers its services with excellence and professionalism so that every volunteer's time and talent is optimized for the benefit of the volunteer, the client, the community, and the justice system.
In all of its endeavors and activities, GDVLP promotes justice, fairness, dignity, respect for others, and respect for the rule of law.
VLP faces constant funding challenges, and with the current economy, there is little we can eliminate. We appreciate how the legal community steps up and assists us by volunteering and by donating.
Our primary support comes from the
Legal Services Corporation
as a subgrantee of
Legal Aid of Western Ohio
We are also grateful for the generous support we receive from:
American College of Bankruptcy
The Dayton Bar Association Foundation
The Darke County Foundation
Dayton Legal Heritage Foundation
The Eichelberger Foundation
Montgomery County Human Services Planning and Development Department
The Ohio Supreme Court
The Southern District of Ohio
Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project
109 N Main Street, Ste. 610
Dayton, OH 45402
“GDVLP provides a sense of hope to those that may not afford fair legal counsel. They are making a difference in our community to people that deserve fair law."
"I donate 10 hours a month on GDVLP cases. It's been so rewarding to my career. Seeing the kindness shared with these citizens is so heart-warming."
“We could not afford counsel for my Mothers estate and GDVLP was there to help us with our Real Estate legal needs.