L. David Shear Children’s Law Center
Attorneys, social workers, and support staff at the L. David Shear Children’s Law Center of Bay Area Legal Services represent child victims of abuse and neglect ages 0 to 5, including older siblings; and children with special needs of all ages in the Hillsborough County dependency system. Learn more about the L. David Shear Children’s Law Center.
For referrals, you may call our office at 813.227.9050 ext. 107 or ext. 110, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30p.m.
1000 N Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
NOTE: No walk-ins. The Children's Law Center attorneys and social workers meet with their child clients in the community and generally not in the office.
Parking is limited. Call the office for more information.
Monday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
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: