The LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA is D.C.'s oldest and largest 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.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Legal Aid remains open but our offices are closed to the public. Please apply for services online or by the phone.

ACTUALIZACIÓN DE COVID-19: La Asistencia Legal permanece abierta pero nuestras oficinas están cerradas al público. Por favor solicite nuestros servicios en línea o por teléfono.

Legal Aid is currently hiring for several positions. Please go to our Employment page for more information.

The latest from Legal Aid’s blog,

Remembering Legal Services and Pro Bono Leader Mark Herzog
By Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, posted on Nov 23, 2021
Beware of Fraudulent Medicare Calls
By Andrew Patterson, posted on Nov 10, 2021
Child Removal as an Abusive Mechanism
By Julia Eve Preston, posted on Oct 28, 2021
Spotlight–Survivor Anna Jones
By Jamie Sparano, posted on Oct 26, 2021
Reminder Not to Miss DC Pro Bono Week Events
By Sylvia Soltis, posted on Oct 21, 2021