Bay Area Legal Services, Inc

About Bay Area Legal Services, Inc

Bay Area Legal Services, Tampa Bay's largest non-profit public-interest law firm, opens equal access to high-quality civil legal services to eligible residents of Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota counties. Trained staff direct callers through our region-wide legal helpline, our statewide senior legal helpline, and a dedicated helpline for the region's Veterans. We provide civil legal advice and representation across many civil issues: family law, domestic violence, housing, evictions and threat of homelessness, public benefits, employment, senior housing preservation, elder financial exploitation, foster children, relative caregivers, legal services to non-profits, and free information for pro se litigants. Special initiatives include a new Veterans Law Center; legal aid for victims of 2107 hurricanes Irma and Maria; medical-legal partnerships in St. Pete and with the Bay Pines VA system; and issue-specific pro bono attorney training projects. 18,000+ served yearly.

Regional Employees
Tampa, FL
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Bay Area Legal Services staff participating in the annual Hillsborough County Bar Association 5K River Run to raise attorney pro bono hours

Staff celebrating child abuse prevention

A successful client adoption from the L. David Shear Children's Law Center of Bay Area Legal Services

Bay Area Legal Services Commendation presented by County Commissioners to Richard C. Woltmann, CEO/President