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Christian Legal Aid of DC exists to provide access to justice with the love of Christ.

With every $1 you give, we are able to provide $3 of free legal services to our neighbors in need. 

Listen to our clients share about the life-changing impact of legal aid and invest in our work to do even more.

If your landlord was coming after you with the force of a big firm, where would you go?

This is the real-life story of Ms. Johnson, a client of Christian Legal Aid of DC.

"Open your mouth, judge righteously,
defend the rights of the poor & needy."

Proverbs 31:9

How long should a mistake from your youth hold you back from healing and hope?

This is the real-life story of Mr. Burney, a client of Christian Legal Aid of DC.

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Micah 6:8

Your gift to Christian Legal Aid of DC is an investment in justice, compassion, and hope.


The Potential Resources Are Greater

  • In DC, there is less than one civil legal aid attorney for every 1,000 people living in poverty.

  • Average rates for legal services in D.C. are $287 to $478 per hour.

  • 63% of litigants go unrepresented.

  • There are 7 attorneys for every 1 homeless person.

  • The ABA estimates that 1 out of 13 residents is a lawyer.

  • In 2019, our volunteers made 281 appearances and volunteered over 1,500 pro bono hours.

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