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Protect Our Defenders Foundation Pro Bono Network

Protect Our Defenders Foundation has created a network of lawyers and POD staff willing to assist rape and sexual assault survivors, at no cost, for claims arising from being raped or sexually assaulted while on active duty, including claims relating to the various forms of retaliation. Please fill in the form below to assist us in trying to provide such “pro bono” (free) legal counsel or casework assistance for you.

Due to the volume of requests, we cannot guarantee that everyone will be afforded legal counsel. As resources allow, casework assistance may be provided by POD staff where legal counsel is not appropriate or available.

In addition, please understand that if you are referred to a pro bono lawyer, that attorney will discuss the precise terms of the legal representation and will have you sign a document describing your legal relationship. Until such time as that occurs, you should continue to pursue alternatives, particularly if your legal needs are urgent.

Please provide as full and complete information as possible. A red asterisk indicates a required field. 


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