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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 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.

 

 

 

Virginia Rent Relief Program & Legal Aid's Housing Assistance Navigator Outreach Program

Virginia Rent Relief Program & Legal Aid's Housing Assistance Navigator Outreach Program

Funds are available to pay back rent for tenants who experienced a COVID-19 related loss of income until May 15, 2022.  Tenants and their landlords can apply here.

Legal Aid Society's Housing Assistance Navigators can help tenants apply for these funds.  You may apply for Legal Aid help here.

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.