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Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia is a legal aid society based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1934. As of 2020 they had $8.1 million in revenue and $8.6 million in assets.

Legal Aid's mission is to 'make justice real' - in individual and systemic ways - for persons living in poverty in the District of Columbia. In particular, Legal Aid provides civil Legal assistance to individuals, families, and communities in the Dist...

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Program areas at Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia works to ensure that families, individuals, and communities living in poverty have equal and meaningful access to justice. Legal Aid provides advice, brief assistance, representation, and referrals to thousands of clients each year. In addition to direct client services, Legal Aid staff advocate for systemic change on matters that grow directly out of our individual cases. While the demand far outstrips our capacity, we attempt to take those cases in which an attorney can make the most difference. Our core priorities include: keeping people housed: hundreds of tenants each year avoid eviction or have serious housing conditions corrected as a result of Legal Aid's work. Our housing lawyers defend against improper evictions in court, assist public housing tenants to preserve subsidies, fight illegal rent increases, and work to ensure that tenants are not improperly displaced by development. Securing access to health ...

Form 990s for Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Oct 22, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Oct 25, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 19, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Sep 4, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,881,026
Program services$265,769
Investment income and dividends$140,610
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-34,129
Net income from fundraising events$-76,719
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,176,557

Vendors for Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Sarfino and Rhoades LLPTax accounting2020-10-22
█████████Content management system software2020-02-29
██████ ███Software2018-04-26

Personnel at Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Katherine HaysChief Operations Officer$131,169Dec. 31, 2019
Eric AngelExecutive Director$195,813Oct. 22, 2020
██████ █████████Development Director$110,746Dec. 31, 2019
█████ ██Legal Director$136,780Dec. 31, 2019
████████ ████Director , Barbara Mcdowell Appellate Advocacy Project$102,541Dec. 31, 2019
████ ███████Managing Attorney$111,308Dec. 31, 2019
████ ██ ██████Secretary$0Sept. 29, 2020
█████ ███████President$0Sept. 29, 2020
████ ██ █████Treasurer$0Sept. 29, 2020
████ █ ███████Vice President / Board Member$0Dec. 31, 2019
...and two more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1University Legal Services (ULS)501(c)(3)$4.2 millionWashington, DC
2Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
3Legal Assistance Foundation (LAF)501(c)(3)$15 millionChicago, IL
4Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles (NLS-LA)501(c)(3)$16 millionGlendale, CA
5Disability Law Center of Virginia (dLCV)501(c)(3)$3.0 millionRichmond, VA
6Justice at Work / Friends of Farmworkers Inc501(c)(3)$2.1 millionPhiladelphia, PA
7Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services (MO P&A)501(c)(3)$2.1 millionJefferson City, MO
8East Bay Children's Law Offices (EBCLO)501(c)(3)$2.7 millionOakland, CA
9New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA)501(c)(3)$3.8 millionConcord, NH
10Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service501(c)(3)$2.9 millionBaltimore, MD
11Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota501(c)(3)$2.5 millionSt Paul, MN
12Vermont Legal Aid501(c)(3)$7.6 millionBurlington, VT
13Community Health Law Project (CHLP)501(c)(3)$5.7 millionSouth Orange, NJ
14Center for Public Representation (CPR)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionNorthampton, MA
15The Legal Aid Society of Rochester New York (LASROC)501(c)(3)$6.2 millionRochester, NY
16Community Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.7 millionWilmington, DE
17Disability Rights North Carolina501(c)(3)$4.0 millionRaleigh, NC
18Disability Law Center (DLC)501(c)(3)$2.7 millionBoston, MA
19Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE)501(c)(3)$8.0 millionToledo, OH
20East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionBerkeley, CA
21Federal Defenders of Montana (FDOM)501(c)(3)$5.3 millionHelena, MT
22DNA People's Legal Services (DNA)501(c)(3)$4.6 millionWindow Rock, AZ
23New Mexico Legal Aid (NMLA)501(c)(3)$7.2 millionAlbuquerque, NM
24Law Foundation of Silicon Valley501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Jose, CA
25International Legal Foundation (ILF)501(c)(3)$2.2 millionNew York, NY