Directory of Programs

Iowa

Military Legal Assistance Offices

Visit the U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance Locator to locate the nearest military legal assistance office (click on "Advanced" and "Accept"). Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs

Visit the Pro Bono Resource Directory to locate programs that provide free civil legal assistance. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs. 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.

Lawyer Referral Programs

Visit the Lawyer Referral Directory to locate programs that can connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs. 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/Veteran Specific Programs

If programs are listed below, they are designed to assist military members and/or veterans with legal matters. See the specific details and contact these programs for more information. Also visit nationwide 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
isbavlp@dwx.com
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.