Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) “fights  for fairness for vulnerable people” by “provid[ing] free, civil legal aid to low-income people in six offices, across 22 parishes throughout southeast Louisiana” with six offices located in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gretna, Hammond, Houma, and New Orleans. Learn more about opportunities for law students to get involved on SLLS’ Volunteer Law Students Page.

Interested in volunteering?

  1. Fill out SLLS’ Volunteer Form – Link to form here.
  2. Email SLLS’ Pro Bono Program at or (504) 529 – 1000 (ext. 230). There is a 6-8 hour per week commitment.

Law Student Opportunities By Office

  • Baton Rouge
    • General Litigation Unit
      • Successions
      • Employment Law
      • Public Benefits
      • Consumer Law
      • Bankruptcies
      • Title Clearing
      • Power or Attorneys
      • Special Education
      • Landlord/Tenant disputes
      • And more!
    • Family Law Unit
    • “One Stop:” a Day shelter for homeless individuals where they can meet one of our attorneys, onsite; Additionally, they may also receive medical treatment, and other services at this location.
      • The volunteers at that site help interview clients, conduct legal research, write, and help obtain evidence needed in cases. The work at this location is primarily focused on Social Security disability benefits, Medicaid and Food Stamp issues.
  • Covington
    • Family Law Unit
  • Gretna
      • General Practice
        • Family Law
        • Non- Domestic Civil Law Matters
  • Hammond
    • General Litigation Unit
  • Houma
    • General Practice
      • Family Law
      • Non- Domestic Civil Law Matters
  • New Orleans
    • Family Law Unit
    • Low-Income Tax Clinic Unit
    • Foreclosure
    • Housing (Landlord/Tenant issues)
    • Employment & Public Benefits Unit
    • Veterans Unit
    • Medical-Legal Partnership
    • Consumer Law Unit

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