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Legal Aid in the Community

Upcoming Outreach Events

May 3, 2022, 12:30 p.m., The Community Feed at Jordan Newby, 961 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

May 4, 2022, 9:30 a.m., Basilica of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, 232 Chapel Street, Norfolk, VA 23504, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

May 5, 2022, 9:30 a.m., St. Paul's Mobile Pantry, Young's Terrace Community Center, 804 Whitaker Lane, Norfolk, VA 23510, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

May 6, 2022, 12 p.m., Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

May 10, 2022, 12:30 p.m., The Community Feed at Jordan Newby, 961 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

May 11, 2022, 3 p.m., Hampton Public LIbrary, Main Branch, 4207 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, VA 23669, Peninsula Managing Attorney David Likavec will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

May 12, 2022, 5 p.m., Elementary Springfest @ STEM Academy, 1106 Campostella Road, Southside Staff Attorneys George Townsend and Elizabeth Davis will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.  

 

CANCELLED.  May 17, 2022, 12:30 p.m., The Community Feed at Jordan Newby, 961 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

May 21, 2022, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Norfolk Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic, The Venue at Miliary Circle Mall (near the former Cinemark Theatre), 880 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502, the City of Norfolk eviction prevention team, as well as attorneys from Legal Aid will be present to assist renters in danger of eviction.  What to bring: photo ID, complete lease, lease ledger / rent due statement, unlawful detainer notice (if applicable), 14-day pay-or-quit (if applicable), landlord/property manager contact information, three months of most recent utility statements, three months of most recent pay stubs.

 

May 24, 2022, 12:30 p.m., The Community Feed at Jordan Newby, 961 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

May 31, 2022, 12:30 p.m., The Community Feed at Jordan Newby, 961 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23504, Deputy Director Sarah Black, will be available to provide free consultation, advice, and intake for services.

 

 

 

Norfolk Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic

Norfolk Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic: May 21, 2022, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Venue at Miliary Circle Mall (near the former Cinemark Theatre), 880 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA 23502.

The City of Norfolk eviction prevention team, as well as attorneys from Legal Aid will be present to assist renters in danger of eviction. 

What to bring to receive assistance: photo ID, complete lease, lease ledger / rent due statement, unlawful detainer notice (if applicable), 14-day pay-or-quit (if applicable), landlord/property manager contact information, three months of most recent utility statements, three months of most recent pay stubs.

 

 

 

Hampton and Eastern Shore Offices

At this time, the Hampton and Eastern Shore offices remain closed to the public.  However, those offices are still very much open and taking cases.  Clients are seen by appointment only.

1) If you are client, contact your casehandler if you need an appointment or to drop off paperwork.

2) If you are client and need to apply for services: apply on-line or call our Central Intake Unit at 757-827-5078.  At this time, only Norfolk office is open for walk-in applications.

Need free legal help?

Apply Online

To apply for services you may contact our Central Intake Unit at 757-827-5078  or you may apply online.  At this time, only our Norfolk location is accepting walk-in applications.  

If you are with another legal services program or agency and you would like to refer a client to LASEV, please fax their intake forms to Central Intake at (757) 627-7583.

 

We assist in civil legal matters only, such as landlord/tenant matters, public benefits, domestic violence, family law, consumer law, collections, estate planning, education and other civil rights and discrimination matters; we do not assist in criminal cases, traffic matters, or personal injury cases. 

 

Free legal information is also available.

Employment Opportunities at LASEV

Staff Attorney

Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, a non-profit public interest law firm serving the poverty community in civil matters, seeks a staff attorney.  A passion for justice and a commitment to poverty law is a must. Salary DOE plus excellent benefit package including Loan Repayment Assistance Program.  Must be a member of the Virginia State Bar or eligible to waive in as a Virginia Legal Aid Counsel by having at least two years’ experience in good standing in another state bar.  Email resume and writing sample to sherryh@laseva.org.  LASEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Eligibility Paralegal

Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, a non-profit public interest law firm serving the poverty community in civil matters, seeksindividual to perform intake eligibility.  SPANISH SPEAKING A PLUS.  Must have MS Office knowledge and database experience.  Experience preferred, but will train.  Entry level position + excellent benefits.  Typing required.  Email resume to sherryh@laseva.org.  LASEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.