Attorneys in Criminal Matters
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.
D.C. Crime Victims Resource Center
The D.C. Crime Victims Resource Center, a project of the Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc., represents victims of all types of crime in the District of Columbia. The Clinic works with other D.C. entities to assess and coordinate access to other social services for clients.
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.
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.
Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center
Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Inc. provides pro bono legal representation, including serving as guardian ad litem, to victims of all crimes in tribal, state, and federal proceedings and serves as an important resource to victims, social services providers, courts, and criminal justice professionals in the State of Maryland; in the Federal Districts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia; and, under other funding, Federal crimes of Fraud/Identity Theft in any federal court nationwide.
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.
Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)
The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive case management and pro bono legal services to all victims of crime in the District of Columbia. NVRDC’s holistic services are provided regardless of income, ethnicity, immigration status, sexual orientation, race, or gender identity/expression. NVRDC runs the District’s on-call crisis response services to survivors of sexual assault who receive a sexual assault forensic exam in the District of Columbia. NVRDC offers victims professional case management services combined with experienced crime victims’ rights attorneys. The legal staff also represent sexual assault survivors within the context of college or university administrative proceedings and Title IX enforcement and complaints.
New Jersey Crime Victims’ Law Center
The New Jersey Crime Victims’ Law Center provides pro bono legal representation to all victims of violent crimes in state and federal proceedings in New Jersey and serves as an important resource to victims, social services providers, courts, and criminal justice professionals in each of the 21 counties throughout the State of New Jersey.
New York Women’s Center for Victim Protection
The Women’s Center for Victim Protection, a project of New York Legal Assistance Group, protects the legal rights of victims of crimes of sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking in New York City.
Oregon Crime Victims Law Center
The Oregon Crime Victims Law Center represents crime victims in state and federal courts in the exercise of their rights. The Clinic also responds to victims’ social service needs in cooperation with other service providers and conducts education and training on victims’ rights issues.
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.
South Carolina Victim Assistance Network
The South Carolina Victim Assistance Network provides pro bono legal representation to victims of all crimes in tribal, state, and federal proceedings and serves as an important resource to victims, social services providers, courts, and criminal justice professionals in North and South Carolina.
The Justice League of Ohio
The Justice League of Ohio provides free legal assistance to victims of crime to protect and enforce their rights from the time of first report through post release control. Free legal representation is also provided in state and federal court. In addition this program provides free victims rights training to nurses, advocates, law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, counselors, and community organizations, and resource referrals throughout Ohio.
Utah Crime Victims Legal Clinic
The Utah Crime Victims Legal Clinic provides pro bono legal representation to crime victims throughout the State of Utah. The Clinic assists clients in understanding, exercising and enforcing their constitutional, statutory and procedural rights and serves as an important resource to victims, social services providers, courts, and criminal justice professionals in the victims’ rights arena.
Victims of Crime Resource Center (Sacramento, CA)
The Victims of Crime Resource Center is located on the Pacific McGeorge School of Law campus in Sacramento, California. McGeorge students, under attorney supervision, provide information and referrals statewide to victims, their families, victim service providers, and victim advocates.
Primarily through the hotline, Center staff provide resource and referral information to victims and their families, victim service providers and other victim advocates. Callers receive information on such matters as victims compensation, victims’ rights in the Justice System, restitution, civil suits, right to speak at sentencing and parole board hearings, as well as information on specific rights of victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, and abuse against disabled.