District of Columbia

WASHINGTON D.C.

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Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers andtheir families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs
These programs provide free civil legal assistance, but your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility.

Click here for Lawyer Referral Programs
These programs will connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information.

Military Legal Assistance Offices:

Bolling AFB
HQ 11 Wing/JA Legal Office
20 MacDill Blvd Suite 325
Washington, DC 20332
Phone: 202-767-5297, DSN 297-5297
http://www.bolling.af.mil/organizations/wing/wg_staff/wg_orgs/ja/Leg_Asst.html

Pentagon
Pentagon Army and Air Force Legal Assistance Office
2201 Army Pentagon, Room 5B1058A
Washington, DC 20310
Phone: 703-571-3114, 671-3114

Walter Reed AMC
6900 Georgia Ave. NW Building 1
Washington, DC 20307
Phone: 202-782-1550 662-1550
https://intranet.wramc.amedd.army.mil/garrison/cja/lasc/Pages/default.aspx

USCG Headquarters
Commandant USCG
ATTN: Legal Assistance Office Washington DC
2100 2nd St. SW
Washington, DC 20593
Phone: 202-372-3783
http://www.uscg.mil/legal/la/

Washington Navy Yard
NLSO North Central
1014 Street SE Bldg. 200
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374
Phone: 202-685-5525 325-5525
http://www.jag.navy.mil/html/NLSONCMainIntro.htm

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

American Association Of Retired Persons Legal Counsel For The Elderly Volunteer Lawyers Project
601 E St NW, A4/630
Washington, DC 20049-0001
Phone: 202-434-2120
Fax: 202-434-6464
http://www.aarp.org/lce

vlp@aarp.org
Intake:
202-434-2120
Counties Served:
District Of Columbia
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Health, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Archdiocesan Legal Network Of Catholic Charities
1221 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005-5302
Phone: 202-628-4263
Fax: 202-639-5035
Intake:
202-628-4263
Counties Served:
Calvert, Charles, District Of Columbia, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Saint Marys
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Dissolution, Custody

Asylum & Refugee Rights Law Project
11 Dupont Circle NW
Ste 400
Washington, DC 20036-1626
Phone: 202-319-1000
Fax: 202-319-1010
http://www.washlaw.org

immigrant@washlaw.org
Intake:
202-319-1000
Counties Served:
District Of Columbia, Montgomery, Prince Georges, D.C., Montgomey, Northern VA, Prince Georges County
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration

Catholic Legal Immigration, Network Inc Clinic
415 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202-635-2556
Fax: 202-635-2649
Counties Served:
District Of Columbia
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration

Community & Economic Development Pro Bono Project - D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program
1250 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-737-4700
Fax: 202-626-3471
http://www.dcbar.org/for_lawyers/pro_bono/about_the_program/serving_the_community/ced.cfm

cedinfo@dcbar.org
Intake:
202-737-4700
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
CED

CorporateProBono.Org
600 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-662-9699
http://www.cpbo.org

Counties Served:
National

DC Bar Pro Bono Program
1250 H Street NW, Fl 6
Washington, DC 20005-3952
Phone: 202-737-4700
Fax: 202-626-3471
http://www.dcbar.org

probono@dcbar.org
Intake:
202-626-3499
Counties Served:
District Of Columbia
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED

Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law
1401 New York Avenue NW, Ste 400
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-662-8354

Superior Court of the District of Columbia Emergency Domestic Relations Project
500 Indiana Ave NW, Rm 4235
Washington, DC 20001-2131
Phone: 202-393-6290
Fax: 202-879-0152
Counties Served:
District Of Columbia
Type of Cases Accepted:
Domestic Violence

The Children's Law Center, Inc .-- Family Permanency Project
901 15th St, NW, Ste 500
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-467-4900
Fax: 202-467-4949
http://www.childrenslawcenter.org

Type of Cases Accepted:
Guardianship, Custody, Adoption

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
815 15th St NW, Ste 900
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-393-2826
Fax: 202-393-4444
http://thewala.org

legalservices@thewala.org
Intake:
202-393-2826 x24
Counties Served:
Arlington, District Of Columbia, Fairfax, Montgomery
Type of Cases Accepted:
Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Intellectual Property, Arts and Entertainment Law, Real Estate, Immigration, CED

Washington Lawyer's Committee For Civil Rights And Urban Affairs
11 Dupont Circle, NW, Ste 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-319-1000
Fax: 202-319-1010
http://www.washlaw.org

Counties Served:
District Of Columbia
Type of Cases Accepted:
Immigration

Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
True Reformer Building
1200 U Street, NW
Third Floor
Washington, D.C.  20009
Fax: 202-872-1932
http://www.legalclinic.org

Intake:
202-872-1494
Counties Served:
District Of Columbia
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Immigration, Health, Domestic Violence, AIDS/HIV

Whitman-Walker Clinic Legal Services Department
1701 14th Street
Washington, DC 20009-3840
Phone: 202-939-7627
Fax: 202-234-3695
http://www.wwc.org

access@wwc.org
Intake:
202-797-3527
Counties Served:
District Of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia States
Type of Cases Accepted:
AIDS/HIV

Lawyer Referral Programs:

Bar Association of the District of Columbia LRS
1016 16th St. NW Suite 101
Washington, DC 20036
General Phone No: 202-296-7845
Languages: Spanish
http://www.badc.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3309
Counties Served: District of Columbia, D.C. Metropolitan area (includes DC, VA and MD)
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.

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