Latest Past Events

Pathways for Families: Family Law Workshop Series

Covington & Burling 850 10th St NW, Washington

In this training, volunteer attorneys will learn to help domestic violence survivors and their children find long-term safety and stability through a permanent custody and/or divorce order. Major topics covered in this training include the basic dynamics of domestic violence, trauma-informed representation, and understanding the law and procedures regarding child custody and divorce in Washington, […]

Representing a Survivor in a Civil Protection Order Case (Pro Bono Training)

King & Spalding 1700 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington

We are excited to announce our long-awaited return to in-person trainings! New and veteran volunteers are invited to join us for a full-day CPO workshop series on Thursday, February 2nd, 2023 at King & Spalding. Join us in the morning for "Civil Protection Order Litigation: Everything You Need to Know to Help a DV Survivor […]

DCVLP Book Club: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

DCVLP Offices 5335 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington

Join us for our very first Book Club conversation! This gathering is intended to support DCVLP efforts in cultivating community. We will be discussing the book A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum, a novel that explores a handful of important topics—including the immigration experience, misogyny, oppression, domestic abuse, and cultural expectations and taboos—through […]