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 is currently accepting applications for a Staff Attorney in our Public Benefits Unit. Please go to our Employment page for more information.

The latest from Legal Aid’s blog,

Legal Aid Testifies in Favor of Two Key D.C. Council Bills
By Shirley Horng and Maggie Donahue, posted on Jul 09, 2015
Three Landmark Decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court
By Chinh Le, Beth Mellen Harrison, and Jennifer Mezey, posted on Jun 26, 2015
Legal Aid and APBCo-DC Launch Joint Initiative
By Neesa Sethi and Jodi Feldman, posted on Jun 18, 2015
Julie Becker Receives APALRC “Access to Justice” Award
By Eric Angel, posted on Jun 11, 2015

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