The LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA is D.C.'s oldest and largest general civil legal services organization. Since 1932, Legal Aid lawyers have been MAKING JUSTICE REAL — in individual and systemic ways — for persons living in poverty in the District.

Legal Aid will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 for the Labor Day holiday.

We are currently accepting applications for fall internships. Please see our Intern page for more information.

Legal Aid is accepting applications for a Housing Law Attorney. Please go to our Employment page for more information.

The latest from Legal Aid’s blog,

Legal Aid Mourns the Passing of Judge Frank E. Schwelb
By Eric Angel, posted on Aug 21, 2014
Pro Bono Attorney Successfully Defends Client on Appeal
By Jodi Feldman, posted on Aug 20, 2014
35% of Americans Facing Debt Collection Even as Economy Improves
By Heather Latino, posted on Aug 08, 2014
A Million (Plus) Reasons to Thank D.C. Lawyers
By Eric Angel, posted on Aug 04, 2014
National Geographic Piece Explores Food Insecurity
By Noah Kolbi-Molinas, posted on Jul 24, 2014

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