Jefferson County, Alabama

Law Library


Legal Services

The Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program offers free legal help every week. 

The 5 different services are:





Civil Help Desk

Tuesday & Thursday

8:30 a.m. - Noon
Intake stops at 12 clients of 10:00 a.m.,
whichever comes first

Jefferson County Courthouse,
Room 540
(not in the Law Library)

Domestic Relations Help Desk


8:30 a.m. - Noon

Domestic Relations Courthouse

Veterans Help Desk 

4th Wednesday of the month

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Birmingham VA Medical Clinic

Bankruptcy Help Desk

1st Friday of the month

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Federal Bankruptcy Courthouse

Homeless Help Desk

1st Tuesday of the month

8:30 a.m. - Noon

Cooper Green Hospital

For more information, please visit the Volunteer Lawyer Program website or call (205) 250-5198.


Legal Aid Society of Birmingham is "a non-profit service organization affiliated with the Birmingham Bar Association, [and] provides free court-appointed legal representation for children and low income adults."