The Vance Center provides pro bono legal representation to dozens of social justice organizations and engages hundreds of law firms in this worldwide work, while promoting diversity in the legal profession.

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Areas Of Practice

We provide pro bono legal representation worldwide to dozens of NGOs and international governmental bodies in three areas: human rights and access to justice; environment; and good governance.

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Our Programs

The Vance Center engages lawyers in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the United States, to enhance diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, as well as pursue social justice through pro bono practice.

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January 30, 2020

Vance Center Client Settles London Litigation

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, a leading investigative journalism organization holding the corrupt accountable worldwide, successfully repulsed a defamation lawsuit by an A... Read More

January 30, 2020

Vance Center Human Rights Program Reflects on 2019 Achievements and 2020 Plans

In a year of many challenges for human rights and the rule of law around the world, the Vance Center partnered with clients from Latin America, Africa, and Asia to promote the rights of vulnerabl... Read More

December 20, 2019

Vance Center Participates in International Mission to Guatemala

Vance Center Latin America Policy Manager Jaime Chavez Alor joined representatives from the International Legal Assistance Consortium and The Law Society of England and Wales, in a follow-up miss... Read More