Pro Bono Resources

Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
www.mvlp.net

The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project was founded in 1982 as a joint program of The Mississippi Bar and Legal Services. In addition to making referrals to volunteer attorneys, the Project also operates the Stewpot Homeless Legal Clinic, Pro Se Divorce Clinic, Guardianship Clinics, and Family Law Clinics.  Counties Served: Statewide.

Mississippi Center for Legal Services
www.mclsc.com

The Mississippi Center for Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to eligible poor persons within 43 counties in South Mississippi. In order to qualify, most programs require a household income below 125% of the federal poverty level.
Statewide Intake Call Center
Phone: (800)498-1804

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
www.nmrls.com

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services provides free civil legal assistance to eligible poor persons within 39 counties in North Mississippi. In order to qualify, most programs require a household income below 125% of the federal poverty level.
Statewide Intake Call Center
Phone: (800)498-1804

Mississippi Center for Justice
www.mscenterforjustice.org

The Mississippi Center for Justice is a nonprofit, public interest law firm committed to advancing racial and economic justice. The Center focuses its efforts on Consumer Protection, Health Law, Education Law and Disaster Recovery.  Counties Served: Statewide.

Mission First Legal Aid
www.missionfirst.org

The Mission First Legal Aid Office was established as a partnership between the Mississippi College School of Law and Mission First. It provides legal services and counsel to underserved residents of the Jackson area whose household income is less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.  Counties Served: Hinds, Madison and Rankin.

Catholic Charities Legal Assistance Clinic
www.catholiccharitiesjackson.org

This program provides support and legal representation to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The purpose is to provide victims civil litigation services for emergency and non-emergency protective orders. Other legal services include child custody, restraining orders, housing claims, financial claims, and other feasible claims arising out of or stemming from domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.  Counties Served: Hinds, Madison and Rankin.

Southern Poverty Law Center
www.splcenter.org
The Southern Poverty Law Center handles juvenile justice and education law cases in Mississippi. Counties Served: Statewide.

ACLU of Mississippi
www.aclu-ms.org
The ACLU of Mississippi defends and protects the constitutional rights of persons across Mississippi.  Counties Served: Statewide.

Choctaw Legal Defense
www.choctaw.org

Choctaw Legal Defense provides legal services for Native Americans living on the Choctaw Indian Reservation in Philadelphia, MS.

Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance
www.yourmira.org

In addition to offering basic immigration services such as naturalization and other immigration form preparation, the MIRA Legal Project assists clients with EEOC claims, Wage and Hour complaints, and civil claims.  Counties Served: Statewide.

Mississippi Worker's Center for Human Rights
www.msworkers.org

The Mississippi Workers' Center for Human Rights handles the following legal matters: unfair labor practices; employment discrimination; hostile work environment and hate violence; retaliation; sexual harassment; wrongful dismissals and workplace safety and health hazards. Counties Served: Statewide.