Incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1967, Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) is a law firm that empowers low-income people by providing legal information, advice, and other services free of charge. MLSA works both on individual cases and under a systemic approach to help low-income people escape domestic violence, keep their housing, preserve their public benefits, protect their finances, and much more. The MLSA mission is to protect and enhance the civil legal rights of, and promote systemic change for, Montanans living in poverty.

For More Information Contact: 

Pro Bono Coordinator
Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA)
616 Helena Avenue, Helena, MT 59601

MLSA Volunteer Opportunities

Full Representation Program seeks to pair pro bono attorneys who are willing to provide direct representation with clients in need of full representation for a variety of civil legal issues where MLSA cannot assist internally.  

♦Limited scope representation (LSR) pro bono opportunities.  LSR opportunities are a great way to increase access to justice by providing critical, targeted legal assistance for clients who are otherwise proceeding pro se. LSR accomodates your busy schedule while still allowing you to donate your time and expertise. Click the links below to learn more about MLSA's LSR opportunities.

Click here for more information about the Community Based Family Law Advice Clinics

Click here for more information about the Phone Advice Project

Click here to learn more about online advice platform program

To refer someone to Montana Legal Services Association (including financial screening):

HelpLine at 1-800-666-6899 or