Find Legal Help

Understanding the law can be very difficult. It is always in your best interest to find a licensed attorney to assist you with a legal matter. This page is designed to help you find an attorney in your area, and other services and resources that may be of assistance. Your options for representation may vary based on your type of legal issue, location, income, and other factors. Please download this flyer to share information about the Find Legal Help portal with those seeking legal assistance.

Hurricane Laura Resources: 

If you live in a parish impacted by
Hurricane Laura or have evacuated and plan to return to a parish impacted by Hurricane Laura and need assistance with civil legal issues, contact Acadiana Legal Service Corporation. In addition, click here to access their webpage that provides an extensive list of legal and non-legal disaster resources. These resources include: FEMA, The Red Cross, Disaster SNAP Benefits, Operation Blue Roof, and legal services. 

Text Service: If you would like to receive free legal information about housing, public assistance, contractor fraud, insurance, and more in the coming days and weeks subscribe to the Louisiana Disaster Legal Tip Line to receive helpful texts on disaster legal issues. Text "subscribe" to 318-405-4185 to sign up for this service provided by the Lagniappe Law Lab. This line is established to assist storm survivors. Legal advice is not provided, and you will not be solicited. Normal texting charges apply. 

COVID-19 Resources:

Click here for information about COVID-19 and how it may impact you, including information about legal issues that may arise because of the virus.  

To file a complaint against an attorney in Louisiana, contact the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board at

Find an Attorney

It is always in your best interest to speak with a licensed attorney about your legal issue. To search a directory of attorneys in Louisiana by name or location, or find a "referral program" for certain cities, click the button below.

Find an Attorney

Modest Means Directory

The “Modest Means” directory provides a list of attorneys who charge reduced fees to people who meet certain income eligibility requirements.

Modest Means Directory is an online pro bono program that may be able to help you with civil legal issues if you cannot afford an attorney. If you meet specific financial eligibility requirements, are 18 years of age or older, not currently in jail or prison, and have a non-criminal legal issue, you can ask civil legal questions through the site that may be answered by volunteer attorneys.

Legal Aid & Pro Bono Organizations

If you cannot afford to hire an attorney, you may be able to get help from a "legal aid" or "pro bono" organization in your area. If you meet specific financial eligibility requirements, and have a non-criminal legal issue, these orgniazations may provide legal help free of charge.

Legal Aid & Pro Bono Organizations

Self-Help Services & Legal Forms

If you cannot afford an attorney, and legal aid services are unavailable, you may consider representing yourself in court. If you choose to represent yourself, it is important to learn about your legal issue and identify what resources may be available to help you. Click below for information about "self-help centers," court forms and research guides that may be available.

Self-Help & Legal Forms

Legal Information & Online Resources

Click here to view local and statewide services and resources that can help you learn more about your legal issue and options.


Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600