Dade Legal Aid is a nonprofit law firm serving over 5,000 clients annually positively impacting the lives of more than 10,000 individuals via direct representation, pro bono referrals, advice clinics, legal hotlines and workshops aimed at increasing access to justice for the most vulnerable in need of legal services including children, teens, families, farm workers, newcomers, low-income tenants, victims of violence, victims of natural disasters, startups and other marginalized communities. Our collaborative work with an extensive network of community based organizations and partners focuses on these areas of law:

  • Divorce, Paternity, Adoption, Child Support, Custody, Visitation
  • Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking
  • Child Advocacy, Guardian Ad Litem, Foster Youth Advocacy
  • Guardianship, Probate, Veterans, Elder Affairs
  • Bankruptcy, Housing, Homelessness, Immigration
  • Nonprofit, Patent, Startups, Taxation, Benefits
  • FEMA, Contractor Fraud, Insurance Claims 

To learn more about cases we handle or becoming a client, visit our Cases and Clients tabs.

Our pro bono project, Put Something Back, provides a pipeline to pro bono opportunities for all attorneys, including corporate, government sector, public interest, retired, law firms, voluntary bar associations, law schools and others seeking to give back to the most needy members of society. In 2018, renew your commitment and accept at least one new pro bono case by visiting our Volunteer and Register tabs.

Dade Legal Aid along with its numerous partners helps with disaster recovery efforts for qualifying low-income residents affected by Hurricane Irma in the following areas:
  • FEMA claims
  • Insurance claims
  • Home repair contractors and other consumer matters
  • Landlord/tenant matters
  • Mortgage foreclosure
  • Wills and other legal documents destroyed by hurricane
  • Email for Hurricane related legal help 
The Florida Bar’s Disaster Legal Services
Hotline 1-866-550-2929 
FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency
1800-621-FEMA (3362)
American Red Cross
Florida Emergency Information
Many Thanks for Funding for Disaster Relief Efforts Made Possible by Generosity of The Florida Bar Foundation and Dade County Bar Association
Dade Legal Aid provides a critical safety net of comprehensive civil legal services for low income residents with problems related to family law matters, domestic violence injunctions, housing, discrimination, benefits, guardianship, unfair sales, contractor fraud, disaster relief, insurance claims and other areas of law. Our pro bono department, Put Something Back, a Joint Pro Bono Project of the Courts and Dade Legal Aid, connects those in need with dedicated volunteers and disaster recovery networks.