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03-10-2012, 12:40 AM
Legal Aid Society of Orange County & Community Legal Services of Southeast Los Angeles County (http://www.legal-aid.com/)
The Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC) serving all of Orange County and Community Legal Services (CLS) serving many cities in southeast Los Angeles County provide free and low-cost, civil legal services to low-income persons and seniors.

Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County (http://legalaidsociety.org/)
The Legal Aid Society Of Santa Clara County is an equal opportunity service provider to all persons regardless of race, sex, color,age, religion, actual or perceived gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic or national origin, or familial status.

Legal Aid Society of San Diego (http://www.lassd.org/)
Legal Aid is available to low income individuals & disadvantaged communities for a variety of legal problems, including consumer, family disputes, welfare and health benefits, immigration and poverty law issues such as landlord/tenant disputes, disability support and family benefits payments. Federal Poverty Income Guidelines determine eligibility for free legal services.
Our staff of expert legal workers will help you and your family resolve your legal problems free of charge. Call as soon as a problem exists.

03-10-2012, 12:41 AM
Legal Services (http://lsc.gov/find-legal-aid)
LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. Established in 1974, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. LSC distributes about 95 percent of its total funding to 135 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 900 offices throughout the nation. LSC promotes equal access to justice by awarding grants to legal services providers through a competitive grants process; conducting compliance reviews and program visits to oversee program quality and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as restrictions that accompany LSC funding; and by providing training and technical assistance to programs. LSC encourages programs to leverage limited resources by partnering and collaborating with other funders of civil legal aid, including state and local governments, IOLTA, access to justice commissions, the private bar, philanthropic foundations, and the business community. The Corporation is headed by a bipartisan board of directors whose 11 members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.

03-18-2012, 08:00 PM
American Bar Association (http://apps.americanbar.org/legalservices/probono/directory.html)
Pro Bono & Public Service
This is a resource from the American Bar Association. They have a standing committee established to encourage attorneys to give back to their communities. You can find facilities in every state and typically the people answering the phones are attorneys as well.

03-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Womens Law (http://www.womenslaw.org/)
Providing legal information and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.