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.

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

Legal Aid is accepting applications for a Director of our Barbara McDowell Appellate Advocacy Program and a Housing Law Attorney. Please go to our Employment page for more information.

The latest from Legal Aid’s blog,

Legal Aid Client Avoids Debt Collection Injustice
By Stacy Santin, posted on Nov 17, 2014
Legal Aid’s New Foreclosure Prevention Project
By Jennifer Joseph, posted on Oct 17, 2014
New Report Paints Bleak Picture for D.C. Affordable Housing
By Julie Becker, posted on Oct 10, 2014
Pro Bono Week Coming Soon: October 18 – 25
By Jodi Feldman, posted on Oct 08, 2014

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