West Virginia Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in West Virginia.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
West Virginia - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
Public Defender Services
The West Virginia Public Defender provides free and reduced-cost representation to low income individuals who require criminal defense, juvenile abuse and neglect defense, and mental health advocacy.
Domestic Abuse Resources by County
Search a directory of shelters and women's resource agencies by county.
Free Legal Assistance from Mountain State Justice
Mountain State Justice offers free legal assistance to low-income West Virginians experiencing problems in the areas of foreclosure, predatory lending, fraud and other consumer issues, special education, health care, civil rights, and workers' rights.
Free Legal Help for Seniors
West Virginial Senior Legal Aid offers free legal services and information for low-income West Virginia residents age 60 and over.
Free Legal Assistance from WVU College of Law
West Virginia University College of Law provides free legal help in the areas of family law, entrepreneurship, immigration, land use, and tax. The clinic also offers a Veterans Assistance Project and an Innocence Project to assist those wrongly convicted of crimes.
Legal Aid of West Virginia provides free civil legal services to low-income West Virginians. A directory of local Legal Aid offices, information about types of cases handled, an online application, and links to additional resources are included.
Find Legal Help
View information on finding legal assistance in West Virginia, including identifying the type of case you have, locations of local legal services and resources available, and links to other sources of legal help.
Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the West Virginia Bar Association directory of member attorneys by name and county.
Complaints About Lawyers
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel offers information about disciplinary procedures, including how to file a a complaint against a lawyer, a downloadable complaint form, legal ethics opinions, and recent disciplinary decisions.
The West Virginia State Bar offers a lawyer referral service by practice area and location.