Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, Alabama, Inc.

Agency Profile

Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, Alabama, Inc.

A0057602
Phone: (205) 251-3516
Detail: Provides legal services to low-income children and adults (court-appointed only).
2021 Allocation: $21,938
Total Funding: $21,938

The Legal Aid Society of Birmingham is a non-profit community defender organization providing legal assistance through court appointment to children and other indigent persons. The children’s division works with the Jefferson County Family Courts serving children as guardians ad litem in abuse and neglect (dependency) cases and as defenders in juvenile delinquency cases. Attorneys represent adult indigent defendants in municipal courts and those who have chosen rehabilitation services in Jefferson County Drug Court.

History

Members of the Birmingham Bar Association incorporated the Legal Aid Society of Birmingham in 1954, for the purpose of serving those unable to afford legal fees and expenses.

Programs

Adult program

Delinquency Program

Dependency Program

Learn More