Louisiana Civil Justice Center
The Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation facilitating the provision of pro bono and low-fee legal services to low-income, elderly, or disaster-affected persons in
LCJC has information and resources related to Hurricane Isaac. Please see the following pages for emergency contacts and FEMA/ABA/YLD free legal disaster services and information.
In addition to our referrals, LCJC also offers the public brief advice, information and resources such as brochures or online self-help sites to those who do not qualify for free legal aid. LCJC remains the agency responsible for emergency assistance in the event of a future disaster, such as a hurricane, under the Louisiana State Bar Association/Access to Justice emergency disaster plan.
LCJC can help with a variety of civil matters, including, for example, family law problems, estate planning and resolution, financial matters, employment issues, and landlord/tenant disputes.
LCJC also handles intakes for low-income Louisiana residents seeking pro bono assistance with their oil spill claims. Funded by grant money through the Court-Supervised Deepwater Horizons Settlement, LCJC performs intakes and refers cases to its partner non-profits for direct claims assistance.
Call our helpline at 504-355-0970 or 800-310-7029. The helpline is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.