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 Staff Attorneys in our Consumer Law, and Public Benefits Units, a Legal Assistant/Paralegal in our Public Benefits Unit, a Legal Assistant/Intake Specialist, and a Policy Attorney/Policy Advocate. Please go to our Employment page for more information.

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

DC Bar Foundation to Honor Beth Mellen with the Scoutt Prize
By Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, posted on Nov 12, 2020
Announcing a New Social Justice Fund & Award Benefitting Legal Aid
By Robert Pergament, posted on Oct 28, 2020
Pro Bono Goes Local Event Kicks Off DC Pro Bono Week
By Sylvia Soltis, posted on Oct 27, 2020
DC SAFE to honor Trisha Monroe with the COVID-19 Hero Award
By Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, posted on Oct 20, 2020

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COVID-19 UPDATE:

We are open, but offices are closed to the public, please apply for services online or by the phone Estamos abierto, pero las oficinas están cerradas al público, por favor solicite los servicios en línea o por teléfono