| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Legal Justice Access, Inc.

  • Location:
    60 Island Street
    Suite 105
    Lawrence, MA 01840
  • Phone:
    (857) 264-2381
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

Legal Justice Access legal services is a full service nonprofit legal services organization committed to promoting Access to Justice in Lawrence Massachusetts and surrounding cities. Our Attorneys provide legal representation to the growing number of low-and moderate-income individuals who cannot afford the services of a private attorney. Through our Community Law Project (CLP), we educate low-income communities about legal issues that affect their lives (Immigration, Family law issues, etc.) Our Domestic Violence Victims' Support Unit provides legal guidance to victims and connect victims and their children to needed resources.

Counties served: Essex, Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
Detention Facilities Served: Bristol County House of Corrections (MA), Franklin County House Of Corrections (MA), Norfolk County (MA), Old Colony Correctional Center (MA), Plymouth County Correctional Facility (MA), Suffolk County House of Corrections (South Bay) (MA)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Consumer, Criminal Appeals
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Akan-Twi, English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Clients who may be above income levels to qualify for free legal aid, but struggling financially or living paycheck to paycheck are provided income-based sliding fee legal representation.
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