The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation was established 30 years ago 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.
National Legal Aid & Defender Association launches fellowship to build healthcare expertise among civil legal aid leaders
WGBH News: Cuts To Legal Aid Strain Services For Poor
More than 500 supporters participated in the Walk to the Hill on Jan. 30, calling on the state legislature to provide $17m for civil legal aid funding next year
Gov. Patrick proposes $1m more for legal aid in 2015
Funding is scarce, but legal aid groups continue to win economic benefits for their clients and communities. Read more from MLAC Executive Director Lonnie Powers at the Huffington Post.
The November edition of Legal Aid Link, MLAC's quarterly newsletter, keeps you up to date on legal aid program news, staff awards and much more