Utah (UT) Civil Legal Aid

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Civil Legal Aid Providers Related to This Geographic Area

Catholic Community Services Immigration Program (UT) -- Empowering people in need along the Wasatch Front to reach self-sufficiency since 1945.

Disability Law Center (Utah) -- Private, non-profit organization designated by the governor as Utah’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency.

DNA People’s Legal Services (Southwest US) -- Nonprofit legal aid provider in in remote portions of AZ, NM and UT and seven Native American nations. Protects civil rights, promotes tribal sovereignty.

Holy Cross Ministries’ Immigration Services (UT) -- A nonprofit organization which serves low-income people at-risk.

Open Legal Services (OLS) (Utah) -- Utah’s first and only nonprofit law firm for clients with moderate income. Based in Salt Lake City.

Utah Legal Services (ULS) -- Statewide, nonprofit law office formed in 1976 that provides free civil legal help. Website offers law info to the public.

Utah State Bar Pro Bono Opportunities for Attorneys -- Page on Utah State Bar website that lists programs to inform attorneys about the work and support involved in each project.

Organizations (not Providers) Related to This Geographic Area

Selected, incomplete list of organizations that have done something relating to civil legal aid. Listing below does not imply endorsement.

Brigham Young University -- Founded in 1971, BYU Law School receives support from and is affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Other Information Sources

Access to Justice Initiative: None (as of April 2015)

LSC state grantee profile: LSC-Funded Programs in Utah (Utah Legal Services)

National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel: Utah

American Bar Association: Resources for people without a lawyer in Utah

Press Clips Covering This Geographic Area

BYU Law Students Want To Give Utah Debtors A Fighting Chance
December 18, 2017 | KUER (Salt Lake City) | Lee Hale | News Story

About Utah: No one complains about this lawyer’s bill
January 22, 2017 | Deseret News (UT) | Lee Benson | Column, Profile

Avoiding frivolous evictions about to get easier for tenants in Utah
October 25, 2016 | KUVT (local CBS, Salt Lake City) | Matt Gephardt | News Story

The Utah Lawyers Who Are Making Legal Services Affordable
August 7, 2014 | Atlantic, The | Michael Zuckerman | Feature, News Story