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OUR HISTORY: Founded in 1989 by a group of members of the St. Petersburg Bar Association

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OUR MISSION: Empower the most vulnerable members of our community

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OUR CHARTER: We are committed to the principle of providing access to justice for all

Community Law Program provides free civil legal services to financially eligible residents and qualified non-profit organizations in Pinellas County, Florida.
We provide these services by recruiting, training, and supporting volunteer attorneys and law students within our community.

Donate Now& Change a Life

Community Law Program exists to empower the most vulnerable in our community,
resolving disputes through pro bono legal representation and legal assistance,
education about rights and responsibilities, and outreach.

Donate Now& Change a Life

Community Law Program exists to empower the most vulnerable in our community,
resolving disputes through pro bono legal representation and legal assistance,
education about rights and responsibilities, and outreach.

Testimonials

What Our Donors the World over Are Saying

You do a wonderful job with the kids that require our help and support the people in need all over the globe. I will definitely join you as a volunteer!

Lorraine Franklin

It's always a pleasure to work with these guys - they know what they want and that is why they achieve their goals. Thanks a lot for the team spirit and your work!

Brett Lewis

Your performance under the most trying circumstances was nothing less than exemplary. You are the sole reason our rescue mission actually happened! Cannot thank you enough.

Dianna Young
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How To Receive Help

Residents of Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Sarasota, and Manatee Counties will be screened by a staff of Bay Area Legal Services (BALS) to determine whether legal help can be provided by BALS or by one of their regional partners.
Community Law Program is a regional partner of BALS for residents of southern Pinellas County.
Apply by phone for free legal advice over the phone at the Legal Aid Hotline (1-800-625-2257) or at the Senior Legal Helpline for persons over 60 at (1-888-895-7873).
For an appointment to meet with an attorney in-person, contact Community Law Program at 727-582-7480 (Residents of Pinellas County only.)
We are back in the office, but in our efforts to minimize the spread of the coronavirus, we are continuing to schedule client meetings with attorneys remotely in most cases. Please call for financial screening at (727) 582-7480.