Free Legal Assistance and Research Resources

As the #1 Lawyer Matching Service in the United States, our goal at is to make it easy for you to find help with your legal matter. In some scenarios, it may be useful to contact other resources who can provide specialized, local help.

For your convenience, we suggest browse your state bar's website for helpful information specific to the state you need to find a lawyer in. We have also included information about Free Legal Services and other government organization websites.

If you have already submitted your case and contact information to, and are still looking for a resolution, please browse the websites listed below. Thank you for choosing as your legal resource!

Free Legal Aid and Pro Bono Services

Resource Phone Number
Legal Services of Alabama 866-456-4995
Alaska Legal Services Corporation 888-478-2572
DNA-People's Legal Services 928-871-4151
Community Legal Services 800-852-9075
Southern Arizona Legal Aid 800-658-7958
Arizona Law Help 866-637-5341
Florence Project 520-868-0191
Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education 602-340-7366
Pima County Legal Services 520-724-9999
Arkansas Legal Services 800-950-5817
Legal Aid of Arkansas 800-952-9243
One Justice - California Legal Aid Association 415-834-0100
California Indian Legal Services 800-736-3582
California Rural Legal Assistance 559-441-8721
Central California Legal Services 800-675-8001
Bay Area Legal Aid 800-551-5554
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance 888-292-4252
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 800-399-4529
Legal Aid Society of Orange County 800-834-5001
Legal Services of Northern California 916-551-2150
L.A. County Neighborhood Legal Service 800-433-6251
Legal Aid Society of San Diego 877-534-2524
Bet Tzedek Legal Services 323-939-0506
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law 213-388-7515
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County 800-381-8898
Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County 408-998-5200
Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado 303-863-9544
Colorado Lawyers Committee 303-866-0200
Metro Volunteer Lawyers 303-837-1313
Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut 800-453-3320
Greater Hartford Legal Aid 860-541-5050
New Haven Legal Assistance Association 203-946-4811
Connecticut Elder Law Organization 800-453-3320
Connecticut Legal Services 860-344-0447
District of Columbia
Neighborhood Legal Services Program of D.C. 800-453-3320
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia 202-628-1161
Whitman-Walker Clinic Legal Services Department 202-745-7000
D.C. Employment Justice Center 202-828-9190
The Children's Law Center 202-467-4900
Legal Services Corporation of Delaware 302-734-8820
Community Legal Aid Society 302-478-8850
Delaware Volunteer Legal Services 888-225-0582
Central Florida Legal Services 800-405-1417
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid 866-356-8371
Legal Services of Greater Miami 305-576-0080
Legal Services of North Florida 850-385-9007
Bay Area Legal Services 800-955-8771
Gulf Coast Legal Services 941-746-6151
Florida Legal Services 850-385-7900
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County 800-403-9353
Atlanta Legal Aid Society 404-524-5811
Georgia Legal Services Program 404-206-5175
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii 808-536-4302
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii 808-528-7046
Idaho Legal Aid Services 208-336-8980
Idaho Law Foundation 208-334-4500
Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago 312-341-1070
Prairie State Legal Services 815-965-2134
Lambda Legal 312-663-4413
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois 312-554-2045
Lawyer's Committee for Better Housing 312-347-7600
The Law Project 312-939-3638
Center for Conflict Resolution 312-922-6464
Chicago Lawyer's Committee 312-630-9744
Legal Council for Health Justice 312-427-8990
American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois 312-201-9740
Cabrini Green Legal Aid 312-738-2452
Legal Aid Corporation of Tippecanoe County 765-742-1068
Indianapolis Legal Aid Society 317-635-9538
Legal Aid District 11 877-378-0358
Indiana Legal Services 812-426-1295
Iowa Legal Aid 800-532-1275
Legal Aid Society of Story County 515-382-2471
Kansas Legal Services 800-723-6953
Kentucky Legal Services 866-452-9243
Louisville Legal Aid Society 800-292-1862
Acadiana Legal Services Corporation 337-237-4320
Legal Services of Northern Louisiana 800-826-9265
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation 877-521-6242
Maine Legal Services for the Elderly 800-750-5353
Pine Tree Legal Assistance 207-774-8211
Maine Equal Justice Partners 866-626-7059
Legal Aid Bureau 410-951-7777
Maryland Legal Services Corporation 800-492-1340
Greater Boston Legal Services 800-323-3205
Community Legal Service and Counseling Center 617-661-1010
Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services 800-882-1413
Legal Service of Eastern Michigan 800-322-4512
Legal Aid of Western Michigan 616-744-0672
Legal Services of Northern Michigan 888-356-9009
Legal Aid and Defender Association 877-964-4700
Michigan Indian Legal Services 800-968-6877
Minnesota Legal Services Coalition 651-228-9105
Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota 218-233-8585
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services 888-575-2954
Migrant Legal Services 800-652-9733
Mission First Legal Aid Office 601-608-0056
Mississippi Center for Justice 601-352-2269
Mississippi Center for Legal Services 800-498-1804
Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project 601-960-9577
Pro Bono Initiative of the University of Mississippi 662-915-7429
Legal Aid of Western Missouri 816-474-6750
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 800-444-0514
Legal Services of Southern Missouri 800-444-4863
Mid-Missouri Legal Services 800-568-4931
Legal Aid of Western Missouri 816-474-6750
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 800-444-0514
Montana Legal Services Association 800-666-6899
Montana Justice Foundation 406-523-3920
Nebraska Legal Services 402-348-1069
Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans 866-448-8276
Southern Nevada Senior Law Program 702-229-6596
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada 702-386-1070
Washoe Legal Services 755-329-2727
New Hampshire Legal Assistance 800-639-5290
New Jersey
Legal Services of New Jersey 888-576-5529
Essex County Legal Aid Association 973-622-0063
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services 201-487-2166
Legal Services of Northwest Jersey 908-475-2010
South Jersey Legal Services 800-496-4570
New Mexico
New Mexico Legal Aid 877-974-3400
Law Access of New Mexico 800-340-9771
New York
Neighborhood Legal Services 716-847-0650
Legal Aid Society of New York 212-577-3300
Legal Services for New York 917-661-4500
Rural Law Center of New York 518-561-5460
City Bar Justice Center Legal Hotline 212-626-7383
Legal Assistance of Western New York 505-325-2520
North Carolina
Legal Services of Southern Piedmont 704-376-1600
North Carolina Victim Assistance Network 800-348-5068
North Carolina Justice Center 888-251-2776
North Dakota
Legal Services of North Dakota 800-634-5263
Community Legal Aid 800-998-9454
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality 800-837-0814
Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati 800-582-2682
Legal Aid Of Cleveland 216-687-1900
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality 888-246-4420
Oklahoma Indian Legal Services 800-658-1497
Lane County Legal Aid 800-575-9283
Legal Aid Services of Oregon 855-412-8828
Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center 215-981-3800
Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania 877-429-5994
Community Legal Services of Pennsylvania 215-981-3700
Neighborhood Legal Services Association 866-761-6572
MidPenn Legal Services 800-326-9177
North Penn Legal Services 877-953-4250
Northwestern Legal Services 814-452-6949
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Legal Services 800-662-5034
South Dakota
Dakota Plains Legal Services 800-658-2297
Legal Aid of East Tennessee 423-303-2266
West Tennessee Legal Services 731-423-2600
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services 888-395-9297
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas 888-529-5277
Legal Aid of Central Texas 512-476-5550
Texas Rural Legal Aid 866-757-1570
Lone Star Legal Aid 713-652-0077
Disability Rights 800-252-9108
Texas Legal Service Center 800-622-2520
Texas Advocacy Project 800-777-3247
And Justice for All 801-924-9000
Disability Law Center 800-662-9080
Legal Services Law Line of Vermont 802-863-7153
Vermont Legal Aid 800-889-2047
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society 800-868-1012
Virginia Legal Aid 866-534-5243
Blue Ridge Legal Services 540-344-2080
Legal Aid Justice Center 434-977-0553
Legal Services of Northern Virginia 703-778-6800
Columbia Legal Services 800-542-0794
Equal Justice Coalition 888-201-1014
Legal Foundation of Washington 206-624-2536
Northwest Justice Project 888-201-1012
TeamChild 206-322-2444
West Virginia
Legal Aid of West Virginia 866-255-4370
West Virginia Senior Legal Aid 304-558-3317
Legal Action of Wisconsin 800-362-3904
Wisconsin Judicare 800-472-1638
Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund 715-212-7585
Legal Aid of Wyoming 877-432-9955

State Bar Referral And Support

Resource Phone Number
Alabama State Bar 334-269-1515
Alaska Bar Association 907-272-7469
State Bar of Arizona 602-252-4804
Arkansas Bar Association 501-375-4606
State Bar of California 415-538-2000
Colorado Bar Association 303-860-1115
Connecticut Bar Association 860-223-4400
Delaware State Bar Association 302-658-5279
The District of Columbia Bar 202-737-4700
Florida Bar Online 850-561-5600
State Bar of Georgia 404-527-8700
Hawaii State Bar Association 808-537-1868
Idaho State Bar 208-332-1824
Illinois State Bar Association 217-525-1760
Indiana State Bar Association 317-639-5465
Iowa State Bar Association 515-243-3179
Kansas Bar Association 785-234-5696
Kentucky Bar Association 502-564-3795
Louisiana State Bar Association 504-566-1600
Maine State Bar Association 207-622-7523
Maryland State Bar Association 410-685-7878
Massachusetts Bar Association 617-338-0500
State Bar of Michigan 517-346-6300
Minnesota State Bar Association 612-333-1183
Mississippi Bar 601-948-4471
Missouri Bar 573-635-4128
State Bar of Montana 406-442-7660
Nebraska State Bar Association 402-475-7091
State Bar of Nevada 702-382-2200
New Hampshire Bar Association 603-224-6942
New Jersey State Bar Association 732-249-5000
State Bar of New Mexico 505-797-6000
New York State Bar Association 518-463-3200
North Carolina Bar Association 919-828-4620
State Bar Association of North Dakota 701-255-1404
Ohio State Bar Association 800-282-6556
Oklahoma Bar Association 405-416-7000
Oregon State Bar 503-620-0222
Pennsylvania State Bar Association 800-932-0311
Rhode Island Bar Association 401-421-5740
South Carolina Bar Association 803-799-6653
State Bar of South Dakota 605-224-7554
Tennessee Bar Association 615-383-7421
State Bar of Texas 512-427-1463
Utah State Bar 801-531-9077
Vermont Bar Association 802-223-2020
Virginia State Bar Association 804-775-0500
Washington State Bar Association 800-945-9722
West Virginia State Bar 304-553-7220
State Bar of Wisconsin 608-257-3838
Wyoming State Bar 307-632-9061

Federal and Other Support Hotlines

Resource Phone Number
National Legal Aid & Defender Association 202-452-0620 212-760-2554 212-760-2554
Legal Services Corporation 202-295-1500 202-353-1555
U.S. Merits System 202-653-7200
National Center for State Courts 800-616-6164
U.S. Legal Aid 844‑872‑4681

Free Legal Research Websites

Resource Phone Number
Google Scholar N/A
Public Library of Law 703-740-5920 202-707-5079
Caselaw N/A

TIPS is an online lawyer directory, helping visitors in the United States and beyond find lawyers in their area who can assist them with their legal needs. We also provide alternative resources for special situations, with the main goal of providing all visitors with legal help.