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For more self-help legal information and referral assistance for this state, visit http://www.vtlawhelp.org/

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.

Click here for Military-Specific Programs
These are programs designed to assist members of the military with legal matters. See the specific details on the services provided.

 Military Legal Assistance Offices:

(ANG) Vermont Air National Guard
Vermont Air National Guard JA
105 NCO Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: 802-660-5943, 802-660-5943

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs:

AIDS Project Of Southern Vermont
PO Box 1486
Brattleboro, VT 05302
Phone: 802-254-8263
Fax: 802-254-3613
Type of Cases Accepted:
AIDS/HIV

Legal Services Law Line of Vermont Volunteer Lawyer's Project
30 Elmwood Ave
Burlington, VT 05401-3621
Phone: 802-863-7153
Fax: 802-651-4130
Counties Served:
Chittenden
Type of Cases Accepted:
Bankruptcy, Consumer, Education, Elder Law, Employment Law, Housing, Wills, Torts, Real Estate, Domestic Violence, Dissolution, Custody, AIDS/HIV

Lawyer Referral Programs:

Vermont Bar Association LRS
PO Box 100
General Phone No: 800-639-7036
Montpelier, VT 05601-0100
800 Phone: 800-639-7036 (Nationwide)
http://www.vtbar.org/

Counties Served:
Statewide
Types of cases referred:
Refers to all areas of the law.
Special Panels:
Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel

Military-Specific Programs:

Vermont Bar Association
PO Box 100
Montpelier, VT  05601
802-223-2020
bpaolini@vtbar.org

Contact:  Robert Paolini, ED. 

The Bar Association and Vermont Volunteer Lawyer Project trained and maintains a panel of 40 attorneys who provide representation in family law matters to deployed or deploying members of the Vermont National Guard and other service members. Referrals are made through VVLP or the service member’s commanding officer in the VNG. Service members must be at E-6 or below in rank/income to be eligible for a pro bono attorney.  

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