Volunteer Opportunities

We need your help. Volunteers are essential to our mission. We welcome a wide-range of individuals from all educational and professional backgrounds who share our passion to help vulnerable populations in southeast Louisiana.


Are you interested in using your legal skills and legal experience to help vulnerable populations? We need your help! Our Pro Bono Program offers volunteer attorneys a wide range of opportunities throughout our service area.  

Law Students

Do you want to have the opportunity to develop and master the legal skills you are learning in school while helping vulnerable populations? Interested in doing an externship? Need pro bono hours to graduate? Come volunteer for us! We have different opportunities, even for 1Ls, in all of our six offices and some off-site clinics.


Professionals and Community Members

We are looking for a wide variety of volunteers! We have volunteer opportunities for CPAs, Paralegals, Interpreters, Translators, Videographers, Psychologists, and more! Learn how you can get involved here.



Interested in helping vulnerable populations? Interested in learning how non-profit law firms work? We have a wide-range of opportunities for undergraduates, even for those not interested in pursuing a legal career, in all of our offices. For more information go here.


Pro Bono Program Team

Elena Perez

Managing Attorney of Pro Bono Program, New Orleans

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services


1340 Poydras Street

Suite 600

New Orleans, LA 70112


Tel.: 504.529.1000 ext. 231

Fax: 504.596.2241

E-mail: eperez@slls.org

Cynthia Bordonaro

Staff Attorney, Covington

Northshore Pro Bono Project Coordinator

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services


423 N. Florida Street

P.O. Drawer 2330

Covington, LA 70434


Tel.: 985.893.0076 ext. 519
Fax: 985.893.6774

E-Mail: cbordonaro@slls.org

Juliana Stricklen

Volunteer Coordinator, New Orleans

Serve Louisiana AmeriCorps Member

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services


1340 Poydras Street

Suite 600

New Orleans, LA 70112


Tel.: 504.529.1000 ext. 230
Fax: 504.596.2241

E-Mail: volunteer@slls.org