Metro Volunteer Lawyers

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Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL), formerly the Thursday Night Bar, is the pro bono program of the Denver Bar Association, providing civil legal services to those in need in Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, and Jefferson counties.

MVL serves people who are living at or below 125% (free legal services) to 150% (low-fee legal services) of federal poverty guidelines. Over 12% of Colorado’s population is financially eligible (earn less than 125% of poverty level) for free legal services from CLS or MVL.

Here’s a summary from the U.S. Census about poverty in MVL’s service area as of 2012: Douglas County: 4.0%; Broomfield County: 6.1%; Elbert County: 6.0%; Gilpin County: 10.3%; Jefferson County: 8.6%; Arapahoe County: 11.8%; Adams County: 14.2%; Denver County: 18.9%.