Metro Volunteer Lawyers - The Denver Bar Foundation

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MVL’s misson is: “to bridge the gap in access to justice by coordinating the provision of pro bono legal services by volunteer lawyers within the Denver Metro Area to people who could not otherwise afford legal services for their civil legal issues.” MVL was established in 1966 by a group of young Denver Bar Association lawyers. They called it the “Thursday Night Bar Program” (TNB) because the founding volunteer attorneys met with clients each Thursday evening at Legal Aid offices in northwest Denver or in the Five Points neighborhood. The attorneys provided what help and advice they could in person on Thursday nights, then met the next morning to discuss the clients’ matters and assign themselves or other lawyers they recruited to carry on with the numerous matters that could not be completed during the Thursday night sessions. Approximately twenty attorneys volunteered in the first year. The efforts of these original lawyer participants continued and strengthened a long tradition of volunteerism and public service by lawyers all across Colorado. TNB was renamed Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL) in 1998 to reflect the program’s growth and expansion. MVL is now the pro bono program that provides civil legal services to financially-eligible applicants in eight Metro Denver Counties. Metro Volunteer Lawyers ("MVL") is a department of the Denver Bar Association which is a 501(c) 6 non-profit. The Denver Bar Association’s Tax ID is 84-0389860. The Denver Bar Association has formed a 501(c) 3 non-profit foundation named the Denver Bar Foundation and it can accept charitable tax deductible gifts on behalf of MVL. The Denver Bar Foundation’s Tax ID is 74-2554415.

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