Representative Pro Bono Projects
One day a week, Dow Lohnes attorneys and legal assistants answer phone calls from prospective clients, conduct initial case screens, and make appointments for Catholic Charities Legal Intake.
Representation of Washington, DC charter school in connection with the preparation and negotiation of agreements providing for the installation and operation of certain cellular telecommunications equipment on school facilities.
Review, revise and negotiate book and web publishing agreement for charitable organization seeking to tell the story of children of the Holocaust.
Representation of incarcerated client regarding a request for innocent spouse relief under section 6015 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Representation of elderly client in connection with the fraudulent sale of used automobile by mechanic employed by car dealership at dealership's lot.
Representation of foreign national who sought political asylum in the United States based on persecution he faced in his home country due to his sexual orientation.
Film Rights and Trust
Representation of mentally challenged couple, who were de-institutionalized with the help of a social worker. Dow Lohnes represented the couple with respect to the rights of their life story, including negotiation of made-for-TV movie agreement about their lives, as well as the establishment of a trust for their child, funded in part with the proceeds of the story rights.