The Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of Washington, D.C. older adults by providing free legal and social work services to those in need. Legal Counsel for the Elderly provides legal assistance for the homeless and those affected by COVID-19 pandemic, and they receive the calls of thousands of older adults each year. With the support of donors, they are advocates when there are moments such as: when a woman in her 80s is issued an eviction notice; when a World War II veteran is denied the benefits earned; when a cancer diagnosis means someone needs to update their will, when a nursing home r3sident is not

receiving medication on time. And more importantly, the Legal Counsel for the Elderly to provide legal assistance for housing and to get a financial settlement from their landlord.

For more information, please contact Rhonda Cunningham Holmes, Executive Director, 601 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20024; office: (202) 434-2130; fax: (202) 434-6464; email:;

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program, 2101 L Street NW, Suite 840, Washington, DC 20037; Toll Free: (888) 838-7727; Office: (202) 628-816\49; Fax: (202) 628-8169. If you live in DC, Maryland, or Virginia area and would like to speak to an attorney about VA claims and benefits denied, please call (202) 733-3317 (all Veterans) or (202) 733-3329 (Women Veterans only) to make an appointment at one of their legal clinics. Email:; Phone: (888) 838-7727.

American Bar Association Pro Bono Program, Mary C. Meixner, Counsel, Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, Counsel, Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law and Director, Military and Veterans Legal Center, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, Office: (312) 988-5783; Fax: (312) 932-6433; email:;;;

For the American Bar Association Military Pro Bono Project, please contact Rachael Derham at If you need immediate assistance regarding LAMP or SCAFL, please contact Kathleen Hughes at

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