Virginia (VA) Civil Legal Aid

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Civil Legal Aid Providers Related to This Geographic Area

Ayuda (DC metro area) -- Serves immigrants from two offices in Washington, DC and Falls Church, VA.

disAbility Law Center for Virginia (DLCV) -- Organization of Virginia created in 2013. The disAbility Law Center helps with disability-related problems like abuse, neglect, and discrimination. We also help people with disabilities obtain services and treatment.

Legal Aid Justice Center (Virginia) -- Offices in Charlottesville, Northern Virginia (Falls Church), Petersburg and Richmond.

Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley (VA) (LASRV) -- A private non-profit organization providing free civil legal assistance to low-income residents of Virginia's Roanoke Valley.

Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic -- M-VETS enables Mason law students to represent servicemembers, veterans and dependent family members in a wide variety of litigation and non-litigation matters.

Rappahannock Legal Services (VA) -- non-profit corporation that provides free, high-quality, civil legal assistance to low income individuals and families. We have three offices located in Fredericksburg, Tappahannock, and Culpeper counties, VA.

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.

Virginia Access to Justice Commission (VAJC) -- On September 13, 2013, the Supreme Court of Virginia established the Virginia Access to Justice Commission.

Other Information Sources

Access to Justice Initiative: Virginia Access to Justice Commission (VAJC)

LSC state grantee profile: LSC-Funded Programs in Virginia

National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel: Virginia

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

Press Clips Covering This Geographic Area

Report: 1 in 6 Va. drivers have suspended licenses partly due to unpaid court debt
January 24, 2018 | Washington Post | Justin Wm. Moyer | News Story

Legal Aid Justice Center Reaching Out to DACA Recipients for Renewal Help
January 17, 2018 | WVIR (local NBC, Charlottesville) | Matt Talhelm | News Story, Video

Legal Aid Justice Center continues push for adequate inmate care
November 17, 2017 | Charlottesville Newsplex (VA) | Talya Cunningham | News Story

Nonprofit, LU law school partner on legal clinic for clients in need
October 22, 2017 | News and Advance | Josh Moody | News Story

Report: Millions lose driver’s licenses due to unpaid court debt
September 26, 2017 | WTOP (Washington, D.C.) | Nick Iannelli | News Story

Report: Millions impacted by driver’s license suspensions due to court fees
September 26, 2017 | Daily Progress (VA) | Dean Seal | News Story

Legal experts: Trump’s budget plan may jeopardize legal services for poor
April 18, 2017 | WHSV (Harrisonburg, VA) | Jared Kline | News Story

Time for Virginia to Get Serious About Repealing Failed Automatic Suspension Law
April 10, 2017 | Townhall | Marc A. Levin , Angela Ciolfi | Op-Ed

Law schools and the public good
April 9, 2017 | Virginian-Pilot (The Pilot) | Judith Areen , Paul Marcus | Op-Ed