The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation was established by the Commonwealth to ensure that low-income people with critical, non-criminal legal problems would have access to legal information, advice and representation. We are the largest funding source for civil legal aid programs in the Commonwealth.
Pro bono service is crucial, but additional state support is needed to bridge justice gap, says MLAC Executive Director Lonnie Powers
Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation applauds new report calling for additional state funding for civil legal aid services
Report from statewide task force details need for greatly increased funding for civil legal aid in Massachusetts [Download the full report HERE]
MLAC Board of Directors welcomes appointment of two new members, re-appointment of former chair
Civil Legal Aid is a crucial part of the safety net for Massachusetts children. Read more at Huffington Post.
AmeriCorps members "reach down and touch the pain" to address legal needs of Massachusetts' neediest residents. Read more at Huffington Post
View MLAC's interactive 2013 annual report