For the Public
LawHelp.org/DC helps low and moderate income District residents find legal help and information. Legal information and legal services providers are listed alphabetically and by subject area.
The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program is a non–profit entity affliated with the D.C. Bar which recruite, trains and mobilizes volunteer attorneys to take pro bono cases serving individuals living in poverty who are at risk of losing their homes, their livelihoods, and their families. The Program also helps small businesses and community–based non–profits needing legal help.
The District of Columbia Bar Foundation is the leading private funder of civil legal aid in the District of Columbia. Its mission is to fund, support, and improve legal representation of the poor, vulnerable, and otherwise disadvantaged in the District of Columbia. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that was established to provide a vehicle for lawyers and law firms to contribute to legal services organizations in the District of Columbia. It administers the District's IOLTA program, the Access to Justice grant program, and the Poverty Lawyer Loan Repayment Assistance Program. Click here for a list for their resources.
The mission of the District of Columbia Courts is to protect rights and liberties, uphold and interpret the law, and resolve disputes peacefully, fairly and effectively in the Nation's Capital.
The Office of Administrative Hearings is an independent administrative tribunal that hears administrative litigation involving over 25 different agencies, boards and commissions of the District of Columbia.
There are excellent resources of information related to the work of the Commission. Some of the organizations which the Commission relies upon and works closely with are: