Histories of Civil Legal Assistance in the United States and Globally

Legal Aid Organizations in the United States

* A great list of regional legal aid organizations is available on the website of the Maine Legal Aid Organization, Pine Tree Legal Assistance.

Selected national legal aid organizations:

* National Legal Aid and Defender Organization, NLADA (oldest and largest organization to deliver legal services to low income populations)

* Sargent Shriver Center  on Poverty Law (national advocacy organization to fight poverty)

* Voices for Civil Justice (civil legal aid communications and advocacy organization)

* Legal Services Corporation (single largest funder for civil legal aid in the US)

American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants (SCLAID)