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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 hiring for a Deputy Legal Director, a Staff Attorney in our Housing Unit, and a Legal Assistant in our Housing Unit. Please go to our Employment page for more information.

The latest from Legal Aid’s blog, www.MakingJusticeReal.org

A report released yesterday by the DC Fiscal Policy Institute finds that...
Author: Chelsea Sharon
Posted: March 19, 2019, 6:04 pm
Last week, thousands of DC residents with suspended driver’s licenses based on...
Author: Tom Papson
Posted: March 18, 2019, 5:21 pm
Yesterday, Legal Aid and Alston & Bird LLP announced that they filed...
Author: Stephanie Westman and Elena Bowers
Posted: March 14, 2019, 1:54 pm
Tuesday night, Legal Aid convened a group of eight former clients we...
Author: Amanda Korber
Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:17 pm
Did you provide 50 hours or more of pro bono service in...
Author: Jodi Feldman
Posted: January 29, 2019, 5:53 pm
The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia is pleased to...
Author: Eric Angel
Posted: January 22, 2019, 5:04 pm
Legal Aid was saddened to learn of the passing of Judge Patricia...
Author: Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
Posted: January 16, 2019, 6:44 pm
Tomorrow, the DC Council will vote for a final time on the...
Author: Damon King
Posted: December 17, 2018, 5:07 pm
Today, the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia submitted comments...
Author: Jennifer Mezey
Posted: December 10, 2018, 7:37 pm
Many personal injury cases in the District are settled using a “structured...
Author: Tom Papson
Posted: December 6, 2018, 8:34 pm

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