Pro Bono Network
Animal Legal Defense Fund
The Animal Legal Defense Fund works closely with law professionals to advance the emerging field and practice of animal law. The Pro Bono Program manages the Volunteer Law Professional Network.
We utilize this volunteer network to work on a variety of projects including legal research, writing legal information guides, filing amicus briefs, litigating cases, and assisting prosecutors with animal cruelty cases.
The cost of your first year’s membership dues is $30 for attorneys and $15 for paralegals.
If you are already an attorney member and simply need to update your membership information, please fill out our attorney member update form.
As a 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)
- Email updates on cases, news, events, and education and employment opportunities
To request more information about Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Pro Bono Program, please e-mail ProBono@aldf.org.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for illegally trapping a coyote in Essex County, Massachusetts.September 15, 2020 Press Release
Animal Legal Defense Fund sues Foster Farms for violating California law by using cruel, water-intensive slaughter method during megadroughtSeptember 2, 2020 Press Release
A coalition, led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, filed an emergency petition with the USDA to prevent COVID-19 relief funds, resources, and any other forms of support from facilitating or compensating for the costs of ventilation shutdown or water-based foam “depopulation” — the mass killing of animals on factory farms.August 25, 2020 Press Release