Civil Legal Assistance

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network

The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network is a statewide consortium of independent legal aid programs that provides civil legal assistance to low-income individuals and families. Click here for a list of the ten regional programs and six specialized legal aid programs that comprise the network.


Philadelphia Area Public Interest Law Firms

For a list of Philadelphia area public interest law firms, click here. For a comprehensive PDF directory detailing the variety of legal services each organization provides, click here.


Private Attorneys:


The Philadelphia Bar Association' Lawyer Information and Referral Service (LIRS) and the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) can also refer you to private attorneys with appropriate legal expertise.


The National Employment Lawyers Association also has a referral network of private employment law attorneys if you do not quailfy for free legal services programs.

Immigration Legal Assistance

Immigration Legal Services in Pennsylvania:



If you are outside Pennsylvania go here and follow the link to the immigration court closest to you. Each court has a "Legal Aid" link with a list of local immigration legal services providers.