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Attorneys for Victims in Civil Cases

National Organizations

  • FindLegalHelp.org

    The American Bar Association’s Findlegalhelp.org website will guide you to a list of resources in your state, including pro bono legal representation for victims in civil cases.
  • LawHelp

    LawHelp.org assists low and moderate income people in finding free legal aid programs in their communities and answers to questions about their legal rights.  LawHelp’s website has referrals to resources for each state, including a mix of self-help resources and links to pro bono attorneys.
  • VictimConnect

    1-855-4VICTIM (1-855-484-2846)

    Chat.VictimConnect.org
    The VictimConnect Resource Center is a place for crime victims to learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately. A program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, it combines a helpline, an online chat, and web-based information and service referrals.
  • How do I find an attorney?

    Victims often need attorneys to protect their rights during the civil cases.  Anytime a victim is seeking an attorney (s)he will want to interview that attorney to ensure it is a good fit.  Some questions to ask as you consider retaining an attorney can be found here.
  • The American Bar Association (ABA)

    The ABA’s website has links to many local and state bar associations which maintain lists of attorneys who may be able to represent victims in civil cases.

Statewide Organizations

  • Alaska Institute for Justice

    The Alaska Institute for Justice (formerly Alaska Immigration Justice Project) is a non-profit agency that provides low-cost immigration legal assistance to immigrants and refugees in all immigration applications including citizenship, permanent resident status, work permits, asylum, family-based petitions and immigration petitions for immigrant victims of  domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. 

  • Lone Star Legal Aid

    Lone Star Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm with a rich and deeply respected history of advocacy on behalf of low-income and underserved populations.  LSLA is the fourth largest free legal aid provider in the United States serving approximately 60,000 square miles, one-third of Texas, including 72 counties in the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of Texas, and also four counties of southwest Arkansas.
  • Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center

    Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center advocates for victims in state and federal court in Colorado by providing pro bono legal representation and social service support to these victims.
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

    Since 1929, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles has provided civil legal services to poor and low-income people in Los Angeles County.

  • Metropolitan Family Services: Legal Aid Society

    The mission of the Legal Aid Society is to protect and strengthen families by providing equal access to justice for our most vulnerable citizens, including those who are impoverished, the elderly and victims of domestic violence.