The Vance Center provides pro bono legal representation to civil society organizations worldwide, engaging hundreds of law firms and lawyers across borders to expand access to justice and support an ethically active legal profession.

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Areas Of Practice

We provide high-quality, pro bono legal representation worldwide to dozens of NGOs and international governmental bodies across four programmatic areas: the environment, human rights and access to justice, institutional integrity, and public interest reporting.

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Our Initiatives

The Vance Center implements innovative initiatives designed to provide systemic support for public interest law, strengthen a global culture of pro bono practice, and reduce barriers to a more diverse, equitable legal field.

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June 27, 2024

Vance Center Moderates Panel on Whistleblower Protection at IACC 2024

Associate Executive Director Jaime Chávez Alor moderated a panel on legal protection frameworks for whistleblowers during the International Anti-Corruption Conference, held in June in Vilniu... Read More

June 21, 2024

Advancing Women in the Workplace Mentorship Program Launches 3rd Cohort in South Africa

The Vance Center and its South African Legal Fellows Network (SAFLN) this month welcomed the third cohort of the Advancing Women in the Workplace (AWW) mentorship project.  

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June 18, 2024

Vance Center Joins Panel on Legal Support for Nonprofit News Outlets

Executive Director Alex Papachristou moderated a panel and connected with Public Interest Reporting Program clients during a three-day conference in San Diego, California. 

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