Massachusetts Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in Massachusetts.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Massachusetts - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
Lawyer Referral and Legal Aid
View information about choosing a lawyer, look up lawyers by name or city, find legal aid providers, view a list lawyer referral services, search legal directories, and view information about limited legal representation for self-represented parties.
Housing Court Mediation
View information about Massachusetts Housing Court mediation, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.
Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers directory of member attorneys. Search by name or city.
Limited Assistance Representation
View information about limited assistance representation, in which lawyers provide some services to self-represented parties for a smaller fee than full representation. Services may include advice about the case, document preparation, coaching, court appearances for difficult parts of the case, and other tasks as agreed. Links to lists of qualified attorneys and required forms are included. Limited assistance representation is allowed in District, Probate and Family, Housing, Boston Municipal, and Land Courts.
Community Legal Services and Counseling Center
Community Legal Services and Counseling Center (CLSACC) is a volunteer-based agency combining legal assistance with mental health counseling. Legal services offered by volunteer lawyers include disability, family law, housing and immigration law.
Find Massachusetts Legal Assistance
Search a directory of Massachusetts organizations offering free and low-cost legal services by location, household information, and legal issue.
Massachusetts Lawyer Referral and Free Legal Services
Find links to Massachusetts lawyer referral services and directories of organizations offering free or low-cost legal services.
Find Massachusetts Attorney Discipline Records
The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers Office of Bar Counsel offers online listings of attorney discipline decisions from 1999 through the present, including admonitions, administrative suspensions and dismissals.
Complaints about Massachusetts Attorneys
The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers offers information about how to make a complaint about a lawyer and links to agencies that handle attorney discipline.
Plymouth County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Plymouth County Lawyer Referral
The Plymouth County Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service by telephone, which includes a free consultation.