Community Legal Resources
Alexandria Bar Association
The Alexandria Bar Association is a voluntary membership organization for the attorneys who practice, live, or have their office in the city of Alexandria however there are associate memberships (non-voting) for any member of any bar and student memberships.
There are monthly lunches, dinners and active sections in tax, wills, trusts and estates and real estate and family law. For information about the Bar, please call the office at 703.548.1106 or visit their website at at www.alexandriabarassoc.com.
Alexandria Lawyer Referral Service
If you need an attorney but don't know how to select one, call the Lawyer Referral Service at 703.548.1105. The service will make an appointment with a member of the Alexandria Bar Association. When you call, an experienced counselor will help you determine what area of the law is involved in your situation and find an attorney experienced in that area. For a fee of $50, paid at the time of intake, you will receive a thirty-minute initial consultation with an attorney at his or her office. After that, you will decide whether to continue the attorney-client relationship and all further payment matters are between you and the attorney. You can contact the office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 703.548.1105 or through the website at www.alexandriabarva.org and go to the LRS page where you may pay via PayPal and fill out the form for a consultation. From first phone contact to appointment is usually 24 hours.
Legal Services of Northern Virginia
Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) is a non-profit law firm which provides free legal assistance in civil cases to individuals who are elderly, or who have low incomes, mental or physical disabilities, or HIV/AIDS. The mission of LSNV is to serve individuals who, without legal assistance, will lose a critical human need - food, shelter, income, medical care, or personal safety. To qualify for legal assistance, please call 703.778.6800.