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.

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The latest from Legal Aid’s blog,

Investigative Reporting Highlights Pervasive Garnishment and Attachment in Debt Collection
By Colin MacDonald, Legal Aid Intern, posted on Sep 19, 2014
Legal Director Chinh Le Named One of D.C.’s Rising Stars
By Eric Angel, posted on Sep 18, 2014
Vinson & Elkins Pro Bono Attorneys Share Lessons Learned
By Vinson & Elkins Pro Bono Attorneys, posted on Sep 12, 2014
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

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