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 U.S. District Court for the Central District of California dismissed the industry’s constitutional challenge in its entirety, and forbade the plaintiffs from trying to renew those claims.January 15, 2020 News
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for issuing a final rule allowing pig slaughterhouses nationwide to police themselves and kill pigs at very high line speeds.January 13, 2020 News
Ask your state legislators to provide an opportunity for dogs and cats used in research to find loving homes once their time in a research laboratory has come to an end by supporting An Act Protecting Research Animals.January 12, 2020 Action Alert