Attorneys

Resources 

Americans for Immigrant Justice

Catholic Charities Legal Services 

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Informed Immigrant

American Immigration Council

Immigration Attorneys

DISCLAIMER: This list is maintained by Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. (“LAS Broward”) for referral purposes only. LAS Broward cannot endorse or make any guarantee about the services provided by any other organization, as LAS Broward does not participate in and is not responsible for the representation decisions or performance of other organizations.

THROUGHOUT SOUTH FLORIDA American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”)

South Florida Chapter

Pro Bono Committee

probono@ailasouthflorida.org

BROWARD COUNTY
Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.491 North State Road 7 Plantation, FL 33317(954) 358-5647

(Note: Although services are free, representation is limited to unaccompanied minors, crime victims and domestic violence victims.)

Church World Service Immigration & Refugee Program3409 NW 9th Ave., Suite 1101 Oakland Park, FL 33309(954) 689-6466 St. Thomas University School of Law Human Rights Institute (Broward County Office)12399 SW 53rd St., 2nd Fl. Cooper City, FL 33330(954) 322-6502
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
Americans for Immigrant Justice 3000 Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 400 Miami, FL 33137(305) 573-1106

www.aijustice.org

American Friends Immigrant Services1175 NE 125th St., Suite 417 North Miami, FL 33161(305) 600-5441

www.afsc.org/office/miami-fl

Catholic Legal Services (Doral Office)7855 NW 12th St., Ste. 114 Doral, FL 33126(305) 887-8333www.cclsmiami.org Catholic Legal Services (Main Office)28 W. Flagler St., 10th Fla. Miami, FL 33130(305) 373-1073www.cclsmiami.org
Church World Service Immigration & Refugee Program1921 NW 84th Ave. Doral, FL 33126(305) 774-6770 Colombian American Service Association (CASA)10300 SW 72nd St., Suite 387, Miami, FL 33173(305) 463-7468
Florida International University College of Law, Carlos A. Costa Immigration & Human Rights Clinic11200 SW 8th St., Rafael Diaz-Balart 1010, Miami, FL 33199(305) 348-3389 St. Thomas University School of Law Human Rights Institute2650 SW 27th Ave., Ste. 304, Miami, FL 33133(305) 441-5240
St. Thomas Univ. School of Law Immigration Clinic16401 NW 37th Ave., Miami Gardens, FL 33054(305) 623-2309 Univ. of Miami School of Law Immigration Clinic1311 Miller Drive, E273, Coral Gables, FL 33146(305) 284-6092
VIDA Legal Assistance27112 S. Dixie Hwy. Naranja, FL 33032(786) 525-9178 or (786) 601-6234
PALM BEACH COUNTY
Catholic Charities Legal Services (Riviera Beach)100 W. 20th St. Riviera Beach, FL 33404(561) 345-2003 Catholic Charities Legal Services (Stuart)1300 E. 10th St. Stuart, FL 34995(772) 463-0445
Church World Service Immigration & Refugee Program220 S. Congress Dr., Ste. 301 Delray Beach, FL 33445(561) 266-0624 Legal Aid Service of Palm Beach County423 Fern Street, Suite 200 West Palm Beach, FL 33401(561) 655-8944
COLLIER COUNTY
Legal Aid Service of Collier County (Immokalee Office)1402 Newmarket Road West Immokalee, FL 34142(239) 657-6996 Legal Aid Service of Collier County (Naples Office)4125 Tamiami Trail East Naples, FL 34112(239) 775-4555
THROUGHOUT SOUTH FLORIDA
American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”)South Florida Chapter Pro Bono Committeeprobono@ailasouthflorida.org

FINANCIAL ELIGIBILITY / FINDING A PRIVATE IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY: Unlike in the criminal justice system, the government does not provide free lawyers (public defenders) in immigration court. Most organizations on this list require financial screening, as free or low cost legal services are limited to low-income individuals. Individuals who earn enough income to hire a private attorney can visit https://ailasouthflorida.org/about-us/findalawyer/ or http://www.ailalawyer.org/ to find an immigration attorney in their area.

WARNING ABOUT UNLICENSED PRACTICE OF LAW: Individuals must go to a licensed attorney for legal advice and assistance. Some non-profits also have “accredited representatives” who are non-attorneys authorized to provide limited services in some types of immigration cases. Do not go to a “notario,” “paralegal,” or “immigration consultant.” These non-attorneys cannot represent individuals in immigration processes, and are committing a felony offense in Florida by providing legal advice, even if they are “just filling out forms.” Fla. Stat. §454.23. Many immigrants’ lives and dreams have been destroyed by the false promises and incorrect advice of non-attorney “notarios.”

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