The Law Actually Works…When You Know How to
A Practical Guide to D.C. Law for Teens and Young
We hope that this pamphlet has answered some of your questions. After
many of the sections, phone numbers for additional information were listed.
The following list includes even more attorneys and legal service providers
who work with and assist youth. Remember, the law can work for you, if
you know how to use it…
- D.C. Bar Pro Bono Legal Clinic
Overview: Advice and referral clinics sponsored by the D.C. Bar
Pro Bono Program run every second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.–12
p.m. (once a month), at two locations. Here you can ask any legal questions
that you may have. The locations are: Max Robinson Building, 2301 Martin
Luther King Avenue SW and Bread for the City, 1525 7th Street NW.
- Legal Aid Society
Overview: They deal with child support problems, public assistance
benefits, housing issues where they represent the tenants only (landlord
suing tenants/tenants suing landlord), etc.
- Public Defender Service
- UDC Legal Clinic Program
- Worker’s Rights Legal Clinic
Overview: The attorneys here can assist with employment issues.
- Columbus Community Legal Services
Overview: Civil and criminal resources.
- AYUDA (Spanish spoken)
Overview: Domestic Violence Support for Immigrant Women
- U.S. Attorney’s Office
Overview: Domestic Violence Victim Assistance
- Washington Hospital Center
Overview: Adolescent OB-GYN
- Children’s Hospital
Overview: Adolescent Medicine and Ambulatory Center
D.C. Metropolitan Police