Bay Area Legal Services is a nonprofit law firm providing free civil legal services to low-income Tampa Bay area residents.
Our service area includes Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota counties. Bay Area Legal Services has physical offices located throughout Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.
Holiday Office Closures
- New Year’s Day
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Good Friday
- Memorial Day
- Juneteenth National Independence Day
- Independence Day
- Day After Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Rosh Hashanah
- Veteran’s Day
- Day After Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
NOTE: Holidays that fall on Saturday are observed on Friday, and holidays that fall on Sunday are observed on Monday. Holiday dates are subject to change.
NOTE: By appointment only. No walk-ins.
Legal Information Center
George Edgecomb Courthouse
800 E Twiggs Street
Tampa, FL 33602
For Walk-In Hours: 813.864.2280
NOTE: The Legal Information Center has moved online and is not open at the George Edgecomb Courthouse.
What to Bring
Any documents that relate to your problem.
Call the office for specific accommodations or assistance.
Client Complaints and Grievance Policy
If you have been denied services, have a complaint about the firm or your assigned attorney, follow the instructions in our Client Rights policy to have your concerns heard.
If You Live in Another State
The laws are different from state to state. Search for a legal aid organization where your legal problem is based or use one of these tools:
Areas We Serve
Serving all of Hillsborough County, including (but not limited to):
Serving all of Pasco County, including (but not limited to):
Serving all of Pinellas County, including (but not limited to):
Serving all of Manatee County, including (but not limited to):
Serving all of Sarasota County, including (but not limited to):
Upcoming Legal Clinics
Apply for Services
If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.