Louisiana

LOUISIANA

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Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers and their 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:

Barksdale AFB
2nd Bomb Wing/JA
334 Davis Ave W., Suite 100
Barksdale AFB, LA 71110
Phone: 318-456-2562, DSN 781-2562
http://www.barksdale.af.mil/

Fort Polk
7133 Radio Road
Leesville, LA 71459
Phone: 337-531-2580

USCG New Orleans
Eighth Coast Guard District
Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-671-2331
http://www.uscg.mil/d8/index.htm

NSA New Orleans
NLSO Central Branch Office New Orleans
400 Russell Avenue, Building 492
New Orleans, LA 70143
Phone: 504-678-4692, 678-4692
http://www.jag.navy.mil/html/NLSO_Central.htm

Marine Reserve Forces
Marine Reserve Forces
ATTN: Legal Assistance Officer
4400 Dauphine St.
New Orleans, LA 70146
Phone: 504-678-5506
http://www.mfr.usmc.mil/

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

Acadiana Legal Services (Alexandria Office)
628 Murray Street
Alexandria, LA 71309
Phone: 318-442-7281
Fax: 318-443-9516
alscalex@la-law.org

Acadiana Legal Services (Franklin Office)
Parish Courthouse
Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-9010
Fax: 337-828-9030
alscfrak@la-law.org

Acadiana Legal Services (Lake Charles Office)
914 Hodges Street
Lake Charles, LA 70602
Phone: 337-439-0377
Fax: 337-478-7375

Acadiana Legal Services (Leesville Office)
300 S. First Street, 312
Leesville, LA 71446
Phone: 318-238-4172
Fax: 318-238-4107
alsclee@la-law.org

Acadiana Legal Services (Marksville Office)
109 E. Ogden Street
Marksville, LA 71351
Phone: 318-253-6618
Fax: 318-253-5092
alscmark@la-law.org

Acadiana Legal Services (New Iberia Office)
513 French Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: 337-367-2204
Fax: 367-2209
alscni@la-law.org

Acadiana Legal Services (Opelousas Office)
906 N. Market Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 337-982-4670
Fax: 337-948-7770
alscopeel@la-law.org

Acadiana Legal Services Corporation
PO Box 2148
Lake Charles, LA 70602
Phone: 337-439-0377

Acadiana Legal Services Corporation (Lafayette Headquarters)
PO Box 4823
Lafayette, LA 70502-4823
Phone: 318-237-4320
Fax: 318-237-8839
Type of Cases Accepted:
Housing, Wills, Juvenile, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Arts Council Of New Orleans - Entertainment Law Legal Assistance Project (ELLA)
818 Howard Ave, 300
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: 504-523-1465
Fax: 504-529-2430
http://artscouncilofneworleans.org/index.php?topic=rsc.legal

gmeneray@artscouncilofneworleans.org
Intake:
504-523-1465
Counties Served:
Statewide
Type of Cases Accepted:
Employment Law, 501c3 advice (Non-Profit), Business Disputes, Business Incorporation, Contracts and Contract Review, Copyright/Intellectual Property, Trademarks, CED

Baton Rouge Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project
541 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-344-4803
Fax: 225-344-4805
http://brba.org

Intake:
225-344-4803
Counties Served:
East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Wills, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Capital Area Legal Services Corporation
200 3rd St
Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1304
Phone: 225-387-5173
Fax: 225-387-4802
http://www.calscla.org

Intake:
800-256-1900
15 Counties
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption, AIDS/HIV

Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project, Inc.
PO Box 1324, Ste 112
Alexandria, LA 71309-1324
Phone: 318-449-9778
Fax: 318-449-9929
Intake:
318-449-9778
Counties Served:
Avoyelles, Rapides, Vernon
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

Lafayette Parish Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers
PO BOX 2194, 505
Lafayette, LA 70502
Phone: 337-237-4700
Fax: 337-237-0970
http://www.lafayettebar.org

Counties Served:
Lafayette
Type of Cases Accepted:
Consumer, Elder Law, Wills, Real Estate, Dissolution, Custody,

Legal Services Of North Louisiana
PO Box 1189
Natchitoches, LA 71458-1189
Phone: 318-352-7220
Fax: 318-352-7015
Intake:
800-960-9109
Counties Served:
Catahoula, Concordia, De Soto, Grant, La Salle, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Winn
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Terminating Parental Rights, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Legal Services Of North Louisiana, Inc.
3016 Cameron Street
Monroe, LA 71211
Phone: 318-699-0889
Fax: 318-699-0191
Intake:
318-699-0889
Counties Served:
Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland , Tensas, Union , West Carroll
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation (an Office Of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services)
1010 Common, Suite 1400A
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-529-1000
Fax: 504-529-1009
http://www.nolac.org
Intake:
504-529-1000
Counties Served:
Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Saint Bernard, Saint Charles, Saint Helena, Saint Tammany, Washington
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED,Adoption

North Louisiana Legal Assistance Corporation Volunteer Lawyers Project
200 Washington St
Monroe, LA 71201-6754
Phone: 318-325-3558
Fax: 318-323-8856
Intake:
800-256-1260
Counties Served:
Caldwell, East Carroll, West Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union Parishes
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, Adoption

Northwest Louisiana Legal Services, Inc.
720 Travis St
Shreveport, LA 71027
Phone: 318-222-7186
Fax: 318-221-1901
Intake:
800-621-2488
Counties Served:
Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, Webster
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Juvenile, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody

Shreveport Bar Foundation Pro Bono Project
Phone: 318-221-8104
http://wwwsbfprobono.com
Intake by phone only, Monday – Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at 318-221-8104
Counties Served:
Caddo and Bossier Parishes
Type of Cases Accepted: Civil cases only (no criminal, no fee generating). May be a waiting list for family law matters.

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
1200 Derek Drive, Suite 100
Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: (985) 345-2130
Counties Served:
Jefferson, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Saint Bernard, Saint Charles, Saint Helena, Saint Tammany, Washington
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Education, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Real Estate, Health, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

The Pro Bono Project
615 Baronne Street
Ste 201
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: 504-581-4043
Fax: 504-566-5618
http://www.probono-no.org

probono@probono-no.org
Intake:
504-581-4043
Counties Served:
Jefferson, Orleans, Saint Bernard, Saint Tammany, Washington
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Legal facilitations in Domestic Court for pro se parents.Torts, Terminating Parental Rights, Real Estate, Juvenile, Health, Dissolution, Custody, CED, Adoption

Lawyer Referral Programs:

Shreveport Lawyer Referral Service
625 Texas St 
Shreveport, LA 71101
General Phone No: 318-222-3643 x 1
http://www.shreveportbar.com/
Counties Served: Caddo Parish, Bossier City Parish
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law except: Administration, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, International

Southwest Louisiana Law Center
1011 Lakeshore Dr, Suite 402
General Phone No: 337-436-3308
Lake Charles, LA 70602-3002
Languages: Spanish
http://www.swlalawcenter.com/

Area Served: Calcasieu Parish, Allen, Jefferson Davis, Cameron, Beauregard Parish
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Pro Bono Panel

Baton Rouge Bar Association LRIS
PO Box 2241
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2241
General Phone No: 225-344-9926
Languages: Spanish
http://www.brba.org/
Counties Served: East Baton Rouge Parish, Ascension Parish, East Feliciana Parish, Livingston Parish, Pointe Coupe Parish
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.  

Lafayette Bar Association LRIS
2607 Johnston Street
Lafayette, LA 70503
General Phone No: 337-237-4700
http://www.lafayettebar.org/
Counties Served: Lafayette
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law. 

New Orleans Bar Association LRS
650 Poydras Street Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130
General Phone No: 504-561-8828
Languages: French, Spanish, Portuguese
http://www.neworleansbar.org/
Counties Served: Orleans Parish, Jefferson Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Tammany Parish
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law except: International, Military Law, Public Benefits, Civil Appeals, Municipal Law, Unemployment Compensation
Special Panels: Reduced Fee Panel

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