HOW TO VOLUNTEER

Tulsa County’s Abused and
Neglected Children Need You

There are so many ways you can volunteer for Tulsa Lawyers for Children. TLC has opportunities for volunteer lawyers, law students and non-attorney volunteers.

VOLUNTEER LAWYERS

  • Represent children in Juvenile Court in Tulsa County.
  • Visit child/clients every month.
  • File appropriate motions to protect the child/client.
  • Conduct jury and non-jury trials on the client’s behalf.
  • For more information about TLC training sessions including the next training, click here.

LAW STUDENTS

  • Act as volunteer legal assistant for a current TLC volunteer.
  • Attend all TLC training events.
  • Volunteer in the TLC offices.
  • Participate in the TLC summer internship program.
  • If you are a law student and would like to participate in one of our volunteer opportunities, scroll down and complete the Volunteer sign-up form below.

NON-ATTORNEY VOLUNTEERS

  • Serve on the TLC Board of Directors.
  • Help recruit new volunteer attorneys by sponsoring a “Friend Raiser”.
  • Assist in the office and help prepare for upcoming training events.
  • If you would like to participate in one of our volunteer opportunities, scroll down and complete the Volunteer sign-up form below.

For University of Tulsa Law Students

Tulsa Univeristy – College of Law Students are invited to attend all training events and social activities.  The “Friend Raisers” are great opportunities to network with like-minded individuals.  There are also special “policy projects” once or twice a year specifically geared for law students interested in public service.

TU Law Student Pro Bono Project

  • As a volunteer legal assistant, law students assist TLC attorneys on their cases; receiving real world court experience.
    • Meet with clients monthly.
    • Attend hearings on cases with their supervising attorney and review DHS files, conduct legal research and prepare Memorandums of Law and motions as needed to protect the child client’s legal interests and best and/or expressed interests.
  • The volunteer legal assistant is generally covered by the mentoring attorney’s professional liability insurance.

VOLUNTEER FORM