LSA Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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We provide civil legal aid for people in need.

The LSA law firm provides free, client-centered, civil legal advocacy to low-income Alabamians and collaborates with others across the state and nation to find solutions to systemic issues caused by poverty and social justice inequities.

LSA is one of the preeminent legal aid organizations in the country in bridging the civil justice gap through its recognized commitment to racial, social, and economic justice and support of a talented, diverse, and innovative staff.

Our offices are located in Anniston/Gadsden, Birmingham, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Selma and Tuscaloosa. LSA offices handle civil cases only. Each office has lawyers licensed to practice in Alabama and other staff who know how to help low-income people resolve their legal problems.

To learn more about our service areas and access legal self-help resources, visit:

Since we are a registered 501(c)(3) organization, your contribution is tax deductible. Legal Services Alabama is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation. As a condition of the funding it receives from LSC, it is restricted from engaging in certain activities in all of its legal work including work supported by other funding sources. Legal Services Alabama may not expend any funds for any activity prohibited by the Legal Services Corporation Act, 42 U.S.C. 2996 et seq. or by Public Law 104-134. Public Law 104-134 § 504(d) requires that notice of these restrictions be given to all funders of programs funded by the Legal Services Corporation. For a copy of these laws or for any other information or clarifications, please contact Legal Services Alabama.

LSC 50th Anniversary

Our core Service Areas

We Aim To Provide Expert
Advice & Quality Legal Services.

To learn more, select a service area below.
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Domestic Violence

Legal Services Alabama helps survivors of domestic and family violence with the following:

Legal protection from abuse

Child custody and child support

Safe housing resources

Safety plans with employers

Food Stamps and other benefits

Legal Services Alabama serves survivors of domestic violence statewide by helping provide the following:

Resources to stabilize daily life for you and your children

Information about ways to become self-sufficient

Advice and support to help you make lasting changes in your life

Community partnerships with other agencies and organizations to widen your network of services

Education to raise awareness about issues related to domestic and family violence


Public Benefits

Legal Services Alabama helps people throughout the state when they have questions or problems with these kinds of public benefits:

Social Security

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Food Stamps (SNAP)

Family Assistance

Unemployment Compensation

Working with LSA can help you:

Understand your legal rights and responsibilities

Make your family economically stable

Keep your home


Housing Issues

Our staff can give you legal help with the following housing issues:



Utility problems

Housing discrimination

Repair problems

Housing counseling

Every day, our legal staff helps people all over Alabama with housing issues.

We work to ––

Prevent homelessness

Preserve and expand affordable housing

Promote family, social and economic stability

Reduce the effects of poverty


Consumer Protection

Legal Services Alabama helps people throughout the state solve their legal problems:

Payday lending abuse

Defective vehicles

Wage garnishment

Every day, our legal staff helps people:

Find relief from high-interest payday loans

Defend against unlawful repossession

Protect against unlawful collection

Work out debt repayment plans

Improve financial literacy and stability

Build and retain assets

Change conditions, and change lives!

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Additional Services

People We Serve



Services We Provide

– Heirs Property & Estate Planning

– Education

– Community Re-entry (Voter Rights Restoration Education)

– Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC)

– Disaster Relief

Services we provide

Legal Counsel & Advice

LSA provides timely legal counsel and advice.


LSA represents eligible clients in critical legal matters—judicial and administrative.

Community Education

LSA provides community education in regard to your rights and responsibilities.

Legal Self-Help

LSA develops and distributes legal self-help materials and forms.

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