About Us

What is Lee County Legal Aid Society?

Lee County Legal Aid Society, Inc. (LCLAS) is a private, non-profit organization that provides free legal aid for low income residents of Lee County.

Established on March 27, 1967, we are a community-based agency who act as legal representatives, counselors, community supporters and educational providers. Financial stability is the key to fostering hope and the foundation of building a better community.

LCLAS is managed by the Executive Director and overseen by the Board of Directors. Our staff consists of three attorneys, two paralegals, one legal assistant and an intake specialist.

What does Lee County Legal Aid Society do?

LCLAS is a non-profit, community-based agency that focuses on assisting clients with limited income by providing quality legal representation while promoting financial and emotional stability. Through collaboration within the legal community, for-profit and non-profit agencies, Lee County’s most vulnerable citizens are positively affected through improved access to justice, education, health services, and family stability, leading to a greater quality of life.

The responsibility of the Lee County Legal Aid Society (LCLAS) is not just direct legal representation of clients– but also to facilitate emotional needs, offer security for victims of domestic violence, protection for children and to foster/maintain relationships between parents and children. As a community agency, LCLAS impacts more than just the individual- immediate and extended families and their relationships are left strengthened and unified.