The Arizona Justice Project
Mission: Represent indigent Arizona inmates whose claims of innocence or manifest injustice have gone unheeded. To qualify for review by the Arizona Justice Project, you must meet the following criteria:
- You are serving time on an Arizona conviction or a federal conviction stemming from an incident in Arizona, an
- You have a claim of actual innocence or manifest injustice, and
- You are not currently represented by an attorney or entitled to an attorney at public expense.
To request help from the Arizona Justice Project, you must first complete our preliminary questionnaire to determine whether any conflict exists.
Find the questionnaire here: https://www.azjusticeproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Preliminary_Questionnaire_201403.pdf
Spanish version: https://www.azjusticeproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Preliminary_Questionnaire_Esp_201403.pdf
Note that this review process could take several months, and several years if the case is accepted to proceed through the courts or before the Board of Executive Clemency.
Arizona Justice Project
c/o Arizona State University
Mail Code 4420
411 N. Central Avenue, Suite 600
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2139
DNA People’s Legal Services: Provides free civil legal services to low-income people who otherwise could not afford to hire an attorney, in remote portions of three states and seven Native American nations, providing access to tribal, state and federal justice systems.
DNA provides legal assistance, advice and representation in U.S. and tribal courts, promotes tribal sovereignty, and offer community education programs that promote greater understanding of the law. DNA’s services have helped people living in poverty use existing policies and laws to protect their property and assets, stay safe from physical, mental and financial abuse, avoid exploitation and safeguard their civil rights.
P.O. Box 306
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Office Locations: https://dnalegalservices.org/contact/
State Bar of Arizona: I Need Legal Help – What Should I Do?
Information on when to seek legal help and how to choose a lawyer.
4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-252-4804 Toll-Free: 866-48 AZBAR (2-9227)
Community Legal Services, Inc.
Legal help for low-income individuals and communities in Central Arizona and Maricopa County: family law, public benefits, employment issues, consumer protection, housing problems, and farm worker assistance.
Locations: Phoenix, East Valley, Mohave County, San Luis, Yavapai County, Yuma County
Find locations’ addresses here: https://clsaz.org/locations.html
Phoenix Ofc: 305 South Second Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003
Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education: Modest Means Project
Legal issues available through the project are:
- Adult Guardianship
- Consumer Law
- Consumer Law Appeals
- Criminal Misdemeanors
- Employment Law
- Family Law
- Family Law Appeals
- Housing: Foreclosure
- Housing: Landlord/Tenant
- Juvenile Guardianship
- Wills & Trusts
4201 N. 24th St., Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85016
The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
Free legal services to immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Arizona at detention centers in Florence and Eloy. They do not give general legal immigration advice to those who are not detainees.
4201 N. 24th St., Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85016 | 520-868-0191
P.O. Box 654
Florence, Arizona 85132
Family Lawyer’s Assistance Project (FLAP)
Free intake sessions to low-income people representing themselves in family court. There is a $40 fee per intake session for those who are above the poverty line.
201 West Jefferson, 6th Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL): Locations in Tucson and Phoenix
The ACDL helps people with disabilities in Arizona with legal problems, including denial of benefits, abuse, discrimination and violations of rights.
5025 East Washington Street, Suite 202, Phoenix, AZ 85034
602-274-6287 Toll-free: 800-927-2260
177 N. Church Ave., Suite 800, Tucson, AZ 85701
520-327-9547 Toll-free: 800-922-1447
Arizona Senior Citizens Law Project
Provides legal help and information to seniors in Maricopa County for government benefits, social services, wills and probate, consumer issues, and more.
4146 N. 12th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 | 602-252-6710
Online Arizona Justice
Free Brief Legal Advice & Counsel.
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.
Services in nine counties and eleven Indian reservations: representation in court, self-help clinics, and educational programs designed to teach people how to access the courts without a lawyer. NO criminal matters.
Offices: Bisbee, Casa Grande, Lakeside, Sacaton, Tucson, Whiteriver
Find contact info for offices here: https://www.sazlegalaid.org/contact
Global Family Legal Services: Tubac and Tucson
Provides access to justice via high-quality, low-cost legal services; practice areas: citizenship, Green Cards; VAWA; Visas; Mediation; Waivers; Protective Orders; Veterans’ Assistance; Wills.
http://globalfamilylegalservices.org/ | 602-496-1717
Office: 630 N. 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ
Mail address: P.O. Box 8001, Tumacacori, AZ 85640
Online Contact Form: http://globalfamilylegalservices.org/#contact
ASU Homelessness Legal Assistance Project
Law students and attorneys assist the homeless in five facilities in the Phoenix area: CASS, UMOM, La Mesita, Victory Place, and EVMC.
ASU Civil Litigation Clinic
Represents people who do not have adequate resources to hire an attorney in cases such as consumer fraud, employment discrimination and wage claims, benefits eligibility for people with disabilities, and tenant's rights.
ASU Alumni Law Group
Assists clients with a wide range of legal needs by providing affordable legal services.
http://asualumnilawgroup.org/ | 602-251-3620
Beus Center for Law and Society, 111 E. Taylor St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law – Law Clinics
In in-house clinics, students work under the supervision of faculty attorneys or veteran practitioners on actual cases, public policy initiatives, or other projects that have significant client impact.
Find list of clinics on web site; click for more information.
https://law.arizona.edu/law-clinics | 520-626-5232
1201 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85721
Arizona Legal Center
The lawyers at the Legal Triage Program will vet your case for possible claims, defenses, and remedies, then identify possible resolutions or strategic options and provide appropriate referrals and resources for legal or other assistance in the community to help with matters that are found to be valid and viable.
http://www.arizonalegalcenter.org/home.html | 480-727-0127
111 E. Taylor St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Arizona Courts Self Service Center
Information and forms for persons who are representing themselves in court; intended to help you help yourself through the court system.
12 statewide locations: https://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter
Find statewide locations here: https://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter/Self-Service-Center-Locations
NAACP Maricopa County Branch
May provide legal information and assistance to concerned citizens, but does not provide legal advice or legal information.
2457 E. Broadway Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85040 | 602-252-4064
Discrimination Complaint Form: http://maricopanaacp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/NAACP-COMPLAINT-FORM-fillable.pdf
Law for Seniors
Issues seniors face and contact info for agencies/organizations that may help.
Arizona Bar Association, 4201 N. 24th St., Ste. 210, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Free or reduced fee legal help might be available for those that qualify.
http://www.azlawhelp.org/ | 866-637-5341
Law for Kids
Information on how the law impacts kids.
Arizona Bar Association, 4201 N. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ 85016 | 602-340-7366
Information, self-help resources, forms finder, FAQs and more. Live Chat available.
Law for Veterans
Information and links to resources for issues affecting veterans.
State Bar of Arizona – Legal Help and Education
Legal clinics, phone banks, brochures that address questions about divorce, wills, landlord/tenant issues, and bankruptcy. Check the Events Calendar for free clinics in your area.
4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85016
602-252-4804 Toll-free: 866-48 AZBAR (2-9227)
Maricopa County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Up to a 30-minute legal consultation upon payment of a small non-refundable $40 administrative fee. There is no fee for select personal injury claims, workers' comp, DUI or social security disability (excluding overpayment cases).
520 E. McDowell, #107-415, Phoenix, AZ 85004 | 602-257-4434
OR fill out Online Request Form: https://maricopabar.org/index.cfm?pg=clientReferrals
Pima County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
For a non-refundable fee of $35 due at the time of the referral, LRS will provide you with a licensed attorney who will provide you with a 30-minute consultation (either in-person or over the phone - your choice).
177 N. Church Ave., #101, Tucson, AZ 85701
LRS: 520-623-4625 OR Fill out contact form on site
Pima Bar Main Ofc: c520-623-8258