Program Areas

The contributions of ISLP volunteers have filled important gaps in client resources worldwide. In each of its program areas, ISLP offers experienced onsite volunteers to help build the capacity of local non-governmental organizations, government agencies and other institutions; expert legal counsel on corporate, transactional, litigation and other matters; and cross-border research and analysis on human rights and other issues.
 

What Our Clients Say:

“A thousand thanks to you and your colleagues at ISLP for the exceptional contribution to Liberia's Concession Negotiation Process.” - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

“Thanks to the great expertise of Mr. Cavise, he was able to immediately identify the problems in our current criminal system and make very pertinent recommendations...We need ISLP's assistance for the elaboration and implementation of the new laws." - Special Advisor to the Haitian President on Justice Reform

“We want to express our most sincere gratitude to Mr. Ben Welmaker from Baker & McKenzie...for taking the lead in ploughing through some very complex issues on the lack of validity and breaches of the existing laws.” - Office of the President of Sierra Leone

What Our Attorneys Say:

“The good is pretty obvious. There is real satisfaction in doing what you have done all your career, but this time on the side of the angels.” – Jeff Wood, retired partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

"The opportunities I have been able to experience through ISLP have been career highs which I will never forget." - Eugene Sullivan, retired partner, Chadbourne & Park

"Fantastic opportunity to contribute in a substantive way to an important legal and political initiative with far-reaching impact not just in Honduras but throughout all of the Americas as well." - Prof. Arturo Carrillo, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at The George Washington University Law School

"This has been and continues to be one of the most fascinating and rewarding experiences of my professional life. And I get to wear a robe and bib!" - Defense attorney Robert Herbst

“It reminded me of why I became a lawyer in the first place.” – David Schulz, Partner, Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz