Paralegal Membership Application
If you’re a paralegal ready to join the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Pro Bono Program, complete the Paralegal Application below and you’ll be directed to a payment form to pay your $15 membership fee.
Our Pro Bono Program is the nation’s largest pro bono network for animal protection and utilizes volunteers to support our litigation, criminal justice, and legislative goals.
As a paralegal member, you’ll receive these membership benefits:
• Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Newsletter: The Animals’ Advocate
• One issue of Animal Law Review (U.S. only)
• E-mail updates on cases, news, and events
• E-mail updates on volunteer, education, and employment opportunities
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) over the agency’s critical redactions in a contract between the USDA’s Wildlife Services program and a Colorado slaughterhouse, outlining plans for slaughtering geese rounded up in parks across Denver.November 23, 2020 Press Release
New White Paper Offers Policy Recommendations to Combat Zoonotic Diseases and Pandemic Risk from Factory FarmingThe Animal Legal Defense Fund released the second in a series of white papers — COVID-19 and Factory Farming —providing policy recommendations to address industrial animal agriculture’s role in our heightened risk for zoonotic diseases outbreaks, like COVID-19, and its potential to be the source of the next global pandemic.November 19, 2020 Press Release
These awards celebrate chapters that have shown incredible efforts in advancing animal law and advocating for animals through original projects and initiatives. Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapters are a vital part of the growing animal law movement.November 6, 2020 News