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 Attorney Network. We utilize volunteer attorneys 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.
Apply online to join the Pro Bono Program. If you’d like to join the Volunteer Attorney Network, please select Yes, I want to get involved and play an active role in advancing the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission on the attorney application. To update your attorney membership information, fill out our attorney member update form.
The cost of your first year’s membership dues is $30.
As an attorney 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 is offering our assistance in investigating the death of a zebra who died after being left out in last week's record breaking subzero weather in northern Indiana. We also renew our call for stronger animal protection laws.February 14, 2019 News
In January 2019, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), in partnership with the Animal Legal Defense Fund hosted the first-ever formal judicial convening focused on animal cruelty cases.February 13, 2019 News
Florida residents: Ask Representative Eskamani to sponsor the Florida Orca Protection Act.February 12, 2019 Action Alert