Facts & Figures

In 2020, Bay Area Legal Services...

  • Assisted 11,933 individuals, families, and community groups.
  • Responded to 58,125 callers and online applicants seeking legal services.
  • Helped 5,900 individuals with family law matters.
  • Supported 2,055 residents in the Tampa Bay area through our Legal Information Center by providing them with legal information about how to represent themselves in family law cases.
  • Celebrated the 20th anniversary of the founding of our Legal Information Center. Since it opened its doors in October 2000 to December 31, 2020, the Center assisted 120,171 people.
  • Helped 3,598 senior clients.
  • Assisted 226 domestic violence survivors.
  • Helped 1,742 military veterans.
  • Assisted 3,167 clients with housing problems.
  • Helped 185 clients with employment-related matters.
  • Served 519 clients through pro bono projects and clinics.
  • Benefited from 2,262 hours donated to our Volunteer Lawyers Program by pro bono attorneys.
  • Benefited from 1,091 hours donated to our Volunteer Lawyers Program by law students and non-Florida licensed attorneys.
  • Benefited from 106 hours donated to our Volunteer Lawyers Program by paralegals and interpreters.

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If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.

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