May 23, 2019 – The Los Angeles Police Department is creating a specialized attorney volunteer opportunity in its Valley Bureau for approved attorney volunteers to support Detectives at local community stations in the San Fernando Valley with in-station pro bono service involving dependent adult abuse and elder abuse cases.
The recruitment of interested attorney volunteer applicants has been approved by the Commanding Officer of the Community Outreach and Development Division of the Los Angeles Police Department.
There will be a limited number of these positions, and this duty would involve service on two mornings per week. This duty would be best suited for attorneys who have had practice experience in one or more of the following types of matters: trusts and estates; conservatorships; elder law; fraud litigation involving contested family wealth transactions; cases involving undue influence allegations concerning dispositive instruments; estate planning; probate litigation; and issues involving special needs beneficiaries. A training session would be provided.
Completion of the L.A.P.D.’s volunteer application form with three references, a background investigation with a fingerprint scan, and a meeting with the C.O. of a detective unit, would be required. The police department will provide the fingerprint scan, there is no cost to the applicant.
Interested prospective attorney volunteers should contact Thomas Stindt at (818) 374-0078 for more information on the program.