AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MISSOURI (ACLU)
906 Olive Street, Suite 1130 63101
The ACLU of Missouri defends civil liberties and the principles of equality and justice in Missouri through litigation, legislation programs and public education.
ARCH CITY DEFENDERS
440 North 4th St., Suite. 390 (New Address)
855-724-2489 Call is toll-free.
Free or low cost holistic legal representation, from minor criminal offenses, to landlord-tenant law, to family law issues. They also will represent people facing misdemeanor and felony charges.
CATHOLIC LEGAL ASSISTANCE MINISTRY
100 N. Tucker Blvd. Suite 726 63101 314-977-3993
Mostly domestic issues, cases involving paternity, orders of protection, guardianship, and abuse. CLAM also offers services for immigrant populations who face challenges in filing governmental documents. Provides free legal services to low income clients in civil matters including evictions, bankruptcies, abuse orders of protection, welfare and food stamp benefits.No Walk-Ins.
CATHOLIC LEGAL IMMIGRATION NETWORK
Immigration attorneys who specialize in advocacy and worker immigration law.
CIRCUIT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
Orders of protection, victims services, more.
St. Louis City: 314-622-4373
St. Louis County: 314-615-4872
St. Charles County: 636-949-7370
CREA ST. LOUIS
CIVIL RIGHTS ENORCEMENT AGENCY
1114 Market St. Suite 626
Monitors and investigates fair housing, equal employment and public accommodation complaints.
CRIME VICTIMS ADVOCACY CENTER
Aid to Victims of Crime
539 North Grand Blvd., Suite 400 63103
Legal Assistance: 800-527-1460
Deaf Empowerment Awareness Foundation, Inc.
25 East Frisco Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Voice/Videophone: 314-714-6400 Fax: 314-266-7427
Interpreting Services Voice: 314-968-8868
Toll Free: 888-898-DEAF (3323)
Interpreting, advocacy, support groups and more. Some services are free. They provide assistance in courtroom and law enforcement situations.
Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council
1027 S. Vandeventer Ave., 6th Floor 63110
Seeks to ensure equal access to housing and places of public accommodation for all people through education, counseling, investigation, and enforcement. No charge to clients.
FATHER'S SUPPORT CENTER
4411 N Newstead Ave. 63115
Legal services in the areas of child support payment modifications, legal visitation, child custody and more. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
FEDERAL BONDING PROGRAM
Lamont Brown, Bonding Service Coordinator
Department of Economic Development
Missouri Division of Workforce Development
421 East Dunklin St., PO Box 1087, Jefferson City 65102
The Federal Bonding Program provides fidelity bonding insurance coverage to individuals with criminal histories and other high-risk job applicants who are qualified, but fail to get jobs because regular commercial bonding is denied due to their backgrounds.
JAIL DIVERSION PROGRAM
St. Louis City 314-621-5848 Ext. 1023
The nation's oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, transgender and people with HIV/AIDS.
LEGAL AID (Legal Services of Eastern Missouri)
4232 Forest Park 63108
Legal services in the areas of housing, domestic issues, financial, health, immigration, elderly and many others, including some social services. Call or check website for more locations.
LEGAL ADVOCATES FOR ABUSED WOMEN
Free legal representation at Adult and Child Order of Protection hearings for victims of abuse in seven counties. Many other legal services. LAAW’s Legal Helpline provides safety planning and crisis support, legal options and information, county-specific step by step filing procedures, and critical legal and social services referrals to any caller regardless of geographic location.Crisis and Legal Information questions, concerns or requests MUST be made by phone through LAAW’s Legal Information Line at 314-664-6699.
LEGAL ASSISTANCE WEBSITES
Attorney General’s Office: www.ago.mo.gov
Legal Services of Missouri: www.lsmo.org
Legal Match: www.legalmatch.com In addition to matching your case with a lawyer, there is a law library and many articles and resources on this website.
MACARTHUR JUSTICE CENTER
3115 South Grand Blvd. Suite 300 63118
The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center is a civil rights law firms with offices in Chicago, New Orleans and Oxford, Miss. In July 2016, the MacArthur Justice Center opened an office in St. Louis. Work will focus on jails and prisons, as well as court reform sentencing and parole practices, death penalty and policing. Check website for how to apply for representation and information on class action lawsuits.
MISSOURI BAR LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE
MISSOURI BAR ASSOCIATION
PO Box 119
Jefferson City 65102-0119
If you would like to hire an attorney, there is a free online service that allows you to search for attorneys accepting new clients in the State of Missouri based on their location and area of practice at www.missourilawyershelp.org.
Register online to receive free, basic legal advice about non-criminal issues from volunteer lawyers without any expectation of long-term representation. No fee is charged to Missouri citizens who are financially eligible to use this service.
NEW COVENANT LEGAL SERVICES
4236 Lindell Blvd, Suite 201 63108
Non-profit organization that provides legal services to individuals and groups, including refugees and immigrants on a sliding scale basis. Call for appointment and to provide information by phone. Types of cases include consumer fraud, landlord/tenant issues, discrimination, domestic/child custody, sexual exploitation, minor criminal cases, expungements, driver's license revocation, and more.
PRO BONO DIRECTORY
LawHelp helps people of low and moderate incomes find free legal aid programs in their communities, answers to questions about their legal rights and forms to help them with their legal problems, including immigration.
PUBLIC DEFENDER, CITY
1114 Market St. 63101
PUBLIC DEFENDER, COUNTY
100 S Central Ave. Clayton 63105
PUBLIC DEFENDER, STATE
Missouri State Public Defender System
231 East Capitol Ave. Jefferson City 65101 573-526-5210
St. Louis City Family Court (Juvenile):
920 N. Vandeventer Ave. 63108 314-552-2000
ST. LOUIS COUNTY FAMILY COURT (Juvenile)
501 S. Brentwood Blvd. 63105
ST. LOUIS COUNTY FAMILY COURT PROJECT
501 S. Brentwood Blvd. 63105
ST. FRANCIS COMMUNITY SERVICES Southside Center
4222 Delor St. 63116
Family law, immigration law, Veterans Advocacy Project, Housing Opportunity Project and more.
Provides cost-effective legal services for non-profits, busineses, entrepreneurs and more.
LOW INCOME TAXPAYER CLINIC
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW http://law.wustl.edu/ClinicalEd/LITC_Client.aspx
Free representation for qualifying low income clients with an active IRS controversy. Practice areas include but are not limited to audits and examinations, appeals, federal tax litigation, collections, innocent spouse and injured spouse claims, and federal tax-related ID theft.