For 30 years, the Catholic Charities Legal Network has provided pro bono legal services, giving persons accessing this program general information, access to volunteer attorneys and law firms, as well as referrals to other appropriate legal service organizations.

*The Legal Network does not handle Criminal, Fee-Generating or Immigration Cases. Find more information on Immigration Legal Services.


The Catholic Charities Legal Network focuses on serving low-income families and individuals whose earnings are equal to or less than 200% of the U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines. The Catholic Charities Legal Network offers its services to residents of the District of Columbia and surrounding Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince George’s, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s. Civil law subject areas this program addresses are:

  • Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy
  • Employment
  • Family Law (including Child Custody and Domestic Violence)
  • Landlord-Tenant/Housing Issues
  • Public Benefits (Social Security, Disability)
  • Wills and Probate, Guardianship and Conservatorship

Intake:  To schedule an appointment, please call our intake hotline at (202) 350-4305. Intake information is available during the hours listed in the right column.

Dear Friends of the Legal Network:

We are excited to welcome the Honorable Leo E. Green Jr., who recently retired as a Judge from the Prince George’s County Circuit Court, 7th Judicial Circuit, to our Catholic Charities Legal Network team!
Judge Green retired earlier this summer and could not stay retired for long. He will be working as a staff attorney on a part-time basis at Catholic Charities’ Susan Denison Mona Center in Prince George’s County.
Recently, Judge Green sat down with Elena Russo of Comcast Beltway to discuss his new role:

We are a proud member of the D.C. Consortium of Legal Service Providers.