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’s three general intake locations (NW, SE, SW) will be closed for intake from Monday, December 22 through Friday, January 2, reopening on Monday, January 5.

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 Senior Development Associate. Please go to our Employment page for more information.

The latest from Legal Aid’s blog,

Major Appellate Victory for D.C.’s Homeless
By Blair Greenwald, Loaned Associate, posted on Dec 19, 2014
Senate Passes Tax Bill Extending Key Protections for Distressed Homeowners
By Jennifer Ngai Lavallee, posted on Dec 19, 2014
Washington Lawyer Profiles Legal Aid Senior Lawyers
By Eric Angel, posted on Dec 17, 2014
NYT Article Confirms Ongoing Medicaid Service Gaps
By Jennifer Mezey, posted on Dec 11, 2014
Legal Aid Client Featured in NPR Story
By Rachel Rintelmann, posted on Dec 09, 2014

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