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. Volunteer attorneys can work on a variety of projects including research and citation checking, writing legal information guides, filing amicus briefs, and litigating cases.
This week, a coalition of organizations, led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, filed a lawsuit challenging a 2016 decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to exempt some factory farms from critical environmental laws.December 13, 2018 News
Federal Appeals Court to Hear Arguments in Lawsuit Concerning USDA’s Secrecy on Animal Welfare RecordsOn Monday, Dec. 17, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will hear oral arguments from the Animal Legal Defense Fund in the lawsuit against the USDA for removing tens of thousands of animal welfare records from the agency’s website.December 13, 2018 Press Release