What we do.

Founded in 1921, Legal Aid Society's mission is to pursue justice for people in poverty.  We provide civil legal help on issues related to income, family, housing, safety, and health.

Who we serve.

We provide free civil legal help to individuals and families whose incomes are at or below 125% to 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Where we serve.

Our service area includes Breckinridge, Bullitt, Grayson, Hardin, Henry, Jefferson, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, and Washington Counties in Kentucky.


Upcoming Clinics and Events

Legal Aid Society hosts many legal clinics and educational sessions on a variety of issues.  Additionally, we participate in community events, hold Continuing Legal Education opportunities for volunteer attorneys, and host fundraising events throughout the year.  



Legal Aid Society’s priority is the health and safety of our clients, staff, volunteers and the community we serve.  In light of recommendations regarding health risks and large group gatherings, Legal Aid Society is cancelling our current group client clinic events.  We will update our clinic list online as we bring these back into service.  Please know Legal Aid Society’s intake department is open for business and these group clinics will be rescheduled at a later date.  If you have any questions about other services, clinics or events, please call us at 502-584-1254.

No upcoming events at the moment

What's New and in the News

Legal Aid featured on

In Conversation

Legal Aid attorney Jenn Perkins was featured on WFPL's In Conversation talking about the expungement process.

Community Needs Assessment

Legal Aid Society is seeking input from the community in our annual assessment.

The Legal Aider: April 2020 Edition is Out

Check out our latest newsletter featuring our response to COVID19, volunteer opportunities, and the newest way to support our work.

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Legal Aid Society | 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Suite 300 | Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 584-1254 | (800) 292-1862

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