District of Columbia Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in District of Columbia.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
District of Columbia - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
D.C. Public Defender Services Information
The D.C. Public Defender Service offers primarily criminal law assistance for adults and juveniles, but also mental health law, immigration, and disability advocacy. Links to additional Defender Services and other low-cost or no-cost resources are also provided.
Free Services from the D.C. Bar
The D.C. Bar offers an Advice and Referral Clinic, Free Child Custody Clinic, Free Divorce Clinic, Landlord Tenant Resource Center, Legal Information Help Line, and fee dispute arbitration.
Find a Lawyer
The D.C. Bar offers a search service by attorney name, company name or office location.
Attorney Discipline Records
The D.C. Bar offers an online database of attorney discipline case summaries from 1979 through the present.
Lawyer Referral Service
The Bar Association of the District of Columbia offers a fee-based lawyer referral service.
Finding and Working With Lawyers
The D.C. Bar offers information about how to find and work with a lawyer, including a glossary of terms, identifying when you need a lawyer, free legal services available, selecting a lawyer, lawyers' fees, and more.
Probate Legal Assistance
Volunteer lawyers at the Probate Resource Center provide assistance with forms and pleadings for estates, guardianships, and conservatorships. Locations, contacts, hours, and restrictions are included.