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THE
VANCE
CENTER

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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December 21, 2020

Vance Center Conducts Workshops for Kenyan Judges and Magistrates

With the support of the Chubb Rule of Law Fund, the Vance Center organized virtual workshops on transnational corruption and cybersecurity for more than 70 judges and magistrates in Kenya. Read More

December 21, 2020

Vance Center Secures Judicial Victory for Venezuelan Victims

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights rendered judgment in favor of victims, represented since 2015 by the Vance Center’s Human Rights Program and White & Case, in Mota Abarullo and others v... Read More

November 30, 2020

Vance Center Authors Report on Justice in the Americas Amidst COVID-19

The Vance Center, together with the International Legal Assistance Consortium, published the report “Justice in the times of COVID-19, Challenges to the Judiciary in Latin America & the Caribbe... Read More