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West Virginia Pro Bono Legal Information, Resources and Assistance

West Virginia Pro Bono General Overview: There are two main pro bono service providers in West Virginia: Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV) and West Virginia Senior Legal Aid (WVSLA).

Legal Aid of West Virginia(LAWV):is a law firm and advocacy organization that serves: low income people with civil (not criminal) legal matters, victims of domestic violence(regardless of income), residents in nursing homes and other long term care settings, and their family members, West Virginians who face challenges brought about by behavioral and mental health disorders. Eligibility requirements vary by case type.

West Virginia Senior Legal Aid(WVSLA): is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free civil legal services and counsel to senior West Virginians age 60 and older. The organization focuses on economically or socially disadvantaged, disabled, and rural seniors.

West Virginia Pro Bono Contacts:

Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV)
922 Quarrier Street, 4th Floor
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 343-4481
(800) 642-8279
Fax (304) 345-5934

For the office nearest you: Map
West Virginia Senior Legal Aid (WVSLA)
235 High Street #519
Morgantown, WV 26505
Toll free: (800)239-8819
Fax: (304)296-2746
seniorlegalaid@yahoo.com

Additional Pro Bono Links:
http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/findlegalhelp/pb.cfm?id=WV
http://legalaid.uslegal.com/
http://www.wvlegalservices.org/roster2.htm