Apply for Services

The Lawyers Clearinghouse serves Massachusetts nonprofits by matching them with pro bono lawyers and putting on legal workshops.

You may also read the descriptions of our programs to see if you qualify for services:

Start the Application Process

Please note that the online form is a preliminary application. We will contact you to complete the full application for assistance with a set of required information and documents. For nonprofit formation assistance applicants, these include: (1) an initial board list of at least three people; (2) description of proposed charitable activities; and (3) financial projection.  For applicants seeking assistance with other legal issues, these include: (1) Articles of Organization; (2) current board list; and (3) a copy of Form 990 or 990EZ.

Client Release Forms

Client Satisfaction Survey

If you have additional questions about our nonprofit programs or the application process, please contact Legal Referral Director Machiko Sano Hewitt by email or at 617. 778.1954.