Tag: civil legal aid

Legal Clinic for the Homeless (Women’s Lunch Place)

The Lawyers Clearinghouse operates free legal clinics throughout the year at a number of area shelters. In order to qualify, clients must be homeless, using shelter services, or otherwise income eligible for free legal services. This week’s clinic will match pro

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Greater Boston Legal Services: Carrying on Boston’s Long-Held Tradition of Serving the Poor

The following piece was written by Access to Justice Fellow John Carroll. As an Access to Justice Fellow, John is working with the Equal Justice Coalition (EJC) to create an accurate account of the origins of civil legal services in Massachusetts. Over

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The 2016 Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid

Nearly two-thirds of eligible people seeking civil legal aid in Massachusetts are turned away due to a lack of resources. Without representation, many of them lose their homes, are unable to receive benefits, struggle through child custody or domestic violence cases, or

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