The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation was established by the Commonwealth to ensure that low-income people with critical, non-criminal legal problems would have access to legal information, advice and representation. We are the largest funding source for civil legal aid programs in the Commonwealth.
Civil Legal Aid is a crucial part of the safety net for Massachusetts children. Read more at Huffington Post.
Judge Edward Ginsburg to recieve Pro Bono award from the American Bar Association in Boston August 9
AmeriCorps members "reach down and touch the pain" to address legal needs of Massachusetts' neediest residents. Read more at Huffington Post
New awards celebrating clients' contributions to the legal aid community will be announced this fall. Read more in the Summer 2014 client newsletter [PDF]
Self-help centers and the Internet are expanding free access to legal information, writes MLAC Executive Director Lonnie Powers in the Huffington Post
NEW! View MLAC's interactive 2013 annual report