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SDCBA Community Outreach and Volunteer Opportunities 

The SDCBA encourages every member to volunteer their time either in pro bono legal services or general community volunteer opportunities. Join the many SDCBA members who volunteer their time and efforts for a variety of community oriented events and activities.  Looking for a way to get involved but don't know where to start? Review the SDCBA's Guide to Giving Back. Click Here to download. 

The SDCBA offers attorneys, paralegals, judges and law students opportunities to work in many environments including with "at risk" children. Programs currently include: literacy days, Porter Readers, conflict resolution skills and Peace Patrol training, mock trials presentations, various opportunities with California Partnership Law Academies (include mentorship, internships, mock job interviews and Senior Exhibition judging); Wills for Heroes, Annual Blood Drive in collaboration with Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Bench Bar Senior Lunch Services, Annual Law Week Poster and Essay Contest, Service Members Civil Relief Act programming, Crawford High School Academy of Law mentoring, and the San Diego County High School Mock Trial Program. We also facilitate several "meet ups" where members can work on a community service project together i.e. Beach Clean-Ups, different walk-a-thons, and the annual Rock and Roll Marathon. Finally, the SDCBA, as the hub of the legal community, also provides information about different pro bono opportunities and other programs who are looking for volunteers. To visit the listing of these Volunteer Opportunities, Click Here.

Most Community Service Projects are reviewed and coordinated by the SDCBA's Community Service Committee.  To join the Community Service Committee and to get notices of different community service opportunities, Click Here.

To apply for an appointment to a city, county or state committee, commission or entity, Click Here.


 Need Volunteers?

 Is your organization seeking attorney volunteers for an upcoming project or event?

 Click here to complete the SDCBA’s Attorney Volunteer Request Form online and get the help of San Diego’s best and brightest.

 Click here to download a PDF of the SDCBA’s Attorney Volunteer Request Form for print. You can fill it out and return to bar@sdcba.org.