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
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.
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.
Find Massachusetts Legal Assistance
Search a directory of Massachusetts organizations offering free and low-cost legal services by location, household information, and legal issue.
Complaints about Massachusetts Attorneys
The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers offers information about filing a complaint against a lawyer and provides links to agencies that handle attorney discipline.
Find Massachusetts Attorney Discipline Records
The Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers offers online listings of attorney discipline decisions from 1999 through the present, including admonitions, administrative suspensions and dismissals.
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 benefits, family law, housing and immigration law.
Lawyer Referral and Legal Aid
Information about finding a lawyer by name or city, free and low-cost legal service providers, and lawyer referral services is provided. Additional sources include tips on selecting an attorney, limited assistance representation, and legal directories.
Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers directory of member attorneys. Search by name or city.
Housing Court Mediation
View information about Massachusetts Housing Court mediation, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.