Legal Resources

Kentucky Legal Resources 

Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky

Providing free legal services to the poor and vulnerable in Eastern and South-Central Kentucky.

Catholic Charities of Louisville, Immigration Legal Services

A BIA-recognized office, providing legal assistance and counseling to low-and moderate-income immigrants and refugees.

Fayette County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

Making referrals to private attorneys in Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Scott, and Woodford counties.

Kentucky Lawyer Referral Service (in conjunction with the Louisville Bar Association)

Making referrals to private attorneys in Breckenridge, Bullitt, Hardin, Henry, Jefferson, Larue, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble counties.

Kentucky Legal Aid

Assisting low-income families, elderly, disabled, and other vulnerable individuals in South Central and Western Kentucky to resolve legal problems that are barriers to self-sufficiency.

Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, Office of Victims Advocacy

Providing support and resources to victims of crime across the Commonwealth.

Kentucky Protection & Advocacy

Protecting and promoting the rights of Kentuckians with disabilities through legally-based individual and systemic advocacy and education.

Legal Aid Network of Kentucky

Pro bono development project initiated to increase, strengthen and expand pro bono efforts on a statewide basis.

Legal Aid of the Bluegrass

Resolving the most important problems of low-income and other vulnerable people by providing high-quality legal assistance through direct representation, education, advice, advocacy, and coordination with other community resources in Central and Northern/Northeastern Kentucky.

Legal Aid Society of Louisville

Providing free legal representation to low-income people in Jefferson and surrounding counties.

Kentucky Fair Housing Council

Investigates complaints of discrimination in housing and lending practices, assists aggrieved individuals through the process of their complaints and in finding attorneys to represent them.

Maxwell Street Legal Clinic

Providing high-quality, low-cost legal assistance for immigrant and refugee communities of Kentucky.

Northern Kentucky Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

Making referrals to private attorneys in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, and Pendleton counties.

Neighbors Immigration Law Clinic Providing low-cost immigration law services; located in Lexington, KY.

National Legal Resources

American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Policy initiatives and training for attorneys who represent survivors.

Battered Women’s Justice Project National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit

Resources, technical assistance, training, and support for battered women involved in the civil and criminal court systems, and the advocates and attorneys who represent them.

Directory of Crime Victims Services

Searchable directory of non-emergency crime victim service agencies in the United States and abroad from Department of Justice (DOJ) Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).

A state-by-state intimate partner violence resource site, including legal resources for victims and their supporters.