Pro Bono Lawyers

Newly Updated and Expanded! Nearly 200 entries covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Find lawyers who are willing to work "for the public good". These law firms or organizations may be willing to work for free or for a reduced rate depending on the circumstances. Contact the closest office for more information.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program
115 Cedar Street
Providence, RI 02903-1082
800-339-7758
"The Rhode Island Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP)...provides pro bono (free) legal services to qualified low-income Rhode Islanders. Participating attorneys provide legal assistance, at no charge. The client’s income must qualify under federally regulated guidelines to receive pro bono assistance, and the case must fall under one of the areas of law handled by the VLP. Clients may be responsible for filing fees, court costs and other out-of-pocket expenses."

Homeless Legal Clinic of the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless
1070 Main Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
401-721-5685
"The HLC relies on volunteers to provide legal services to the homeless without charge. The objective of the HLC is to serve in an outreach capacity by seeking out homeless and at risk clients at RI shelters. The HLC can provide direct legal services to those who cannot afford an attorney or may be unable to travel to a legal assistance office, are unaware such services exist or may be apprehensive about visiting a lawyer's office."

Rhode Island Legal Services
56 Pine Street, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
401-274-2652
"Every year, thousands of low income individuals and families seek legal advice and assistance from Rhode Island Legal Services. Our clients are as diverse as our state, encompassing all races, ethnic groups and ages. The problems that bring them to RILS relate to family matters, housing, employment, government benefits or consumer disputes." They also have an office in Newport.


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