Directory of Programs


For more self-help legal information and referral assistance for this state, visit Iowa Legal Aid.

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. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs.

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. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs.

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:

There are no military legal assistance offices in Iowa. See locations in neighboring states.

Military-Specific Programs:

Iowa State Bar Association
ISBA Public Service Project
625 East Court Avenue, Ste. 102
Des Moines, IA  50309                  
General phone number: 515-243-3179
Phone number for ISBA Public Service Project: 515-697-7881

The Iowa State Bar Association authorized and formed a new committee several years ago entitled, Military Affairs Committee. The Committee was chaired last year and will continue to be chaired by Kristina Stanger. This committee has been very active and have a number of activities planned for the coming year to specifically help deployed soldiers and their families.