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This is a working list of lawyers offering pro bono legal representation to arrested protesters in several different cities. Check back for updates.

Last updated: 6/6/20 2:21 PM EST

Atlanta:

The Law Office of Lawrence Zimmerman:

Lawrence Zimmerman has vowed to represent any protesters arrested in Atlanta, GA pro bono. You can contact them by calling at 404-351-3000 or contacting the office on their website.

Boston:

Lawyers for Civil Rights:

Oren Nimni of Lawyers for Civil Rights Boston has offered free legal services to any protester arrested in Boston, MA. To get in contact with him call 617-988-0606

National Lawyers Guild Boston:

The National Lawyers Guild Boston is providing free legal support for any arrested persons as a result of protesting in Boston, MA. To contact the call NLG hotline 617-431-6626.

Chicago:

National Lawyers Guild Chicago:

The National Lawyers Guild Chicago is providing defense for any person facing criminal charges as a result of political activity including protests in Cooks Country, IL, including Chicago. To contact the NLG leave a message with your name, phone number, charges, and upcoming court date at 773-309-1198 or you can email nlg.chi.crimdefense@gmail.com.

Saeed and Little, LLP:

Derrick Morgan Jr. of Saeed and Little has offered pro bono representation to any protester arrested in Chicago, IL, Indianapolis, IN, or Louisville, KY. Contact via their Facebook.

Houston:

Eric Sundin Law:

Eric Sundin has volunteered pro bono representation to any protester arrested in Houston, TX. To contact him send him a message on Twitter or call him at 210-834-5630.

Los Angeles:

National Lawyers Guild Las Angeles:

The National Lawyers Guild Las Angeles is connecting people arrested for protesting with legal representation. To get connected with a volunteer lawyer fill out their online form.

Louisville:

Saeed and Little, LLP:

Derrick Morgan Jr. of Saeed and Little has offered pro bono representation to any protester arrested in Chicago, IL, Indianapolis, IN, or Louisville, KY. Contact via their Facebook.

Indianapolis:

Saeed and Little, LLP:

Derrick Morgan Jr. of Saeed and Little has offered pro bono representation to any protester arrested in Chicago, IL, Indianapolis, IN, or Louisville, KY. Contact via their Facebook.

Minneapolis:

The Legal Rights Center:

The Legal Rights Center offers pro-bono laws services to those in the area focusing their work on juvenile offenders, first-time adult offenders, cases impacting constitutional rights, cases impacting issues related to justice for POC. To receive representation call them at 612-337-0030 or email them at office@legalrightscenter.org.

New York City:

Good Call:

Good Call is an emergency hotline for 24/7 free legal support if you were arrested. Call them at 833-346-6322 to be connected to a free lawyer.

Philadelphia:

SIMON HAILEAB:

Simon Haileab has offered pro bono lawyer services to protesters arrested in Philly. For legal services call him at his office 215-569-0900 or on his cell 267-432-1747.

Up Against the Law:

Up Against the Law provides 24/7 arrest support, connecting people with bail funds, and pro bono legal counsel. Call them at 484-758-0388 to be connected to their 24/7 arrest hotline. 

San Antonio:

Wenske & Reyes:

Ted Wenske of Wenske & Reyes has promised to represent any protesters arrested in San Antonio. To contact him call at 210-858-7997

 

Thank you to Roy Wood Jr. for some of the information on this page.

Thank you to Riya Kataria for some of the information on this page.

Thank you to all the lawyers offering pro bono services.

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