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Court of Appeals

Division One

Representation for Indigent Parties

 

Disclaimer:  The Arizona Court of Appeals does not endorse the resources listed below.  Before using any services on this list, you should use due diligence to research the service provider.  The Court assumes no responsibility for the quality of the professional services of these providers.  The information provided on the list comes from the providers and is not changed in any way by the Court.  The service providers on the list are not agents of the Court, and all services and activities of these individuals are conducted independently of the Court.  All arrangements for appointments, cancellations, payment of fees, termination of service, and other related matters of service quality and delivery are between the provider and the client.  The Court is not responsible or liable for any aspects of the service delivery.  All discussions of fees for services, determination of specific fees, written agreements on fees to be paid are the responsibility of the provider and the client.  The Court does not and will not determine the appropriateness of any fee for service. To request to be added to this list, please email Chief Staff Attorney Barbara Vidal Vaught at bvaught@appeals.az.gov.

APPELLATE LEGAL ASSISTANCE RESOURCES

DNA People’s Legal Services is a nonprofit legal aid organization that provides free civil legal services to people with low incomes meeting the federal requirements for eligibility and living in their service area.  Click here to learn more about DNA People’s Legal Services.

Southern Arizona Legal Aid (SALA) is a nonprofit legal aid organization that provides free civil legal services to people with low incomes meeting the federal requirements for eligibility and living in their service area.  Click here to learn more about SALA.

The Modest Means Project, a shared program of the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education and the State Bar of Arizona, has a panel of attorneys willing to consider providing legal assistance with Appellate cases at a reduced cost of $75 per hour. Click here to learn more about the Modest Means Project or call 866.637.5341. 

GENERAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE RESOURCE

AZ Law Help, www.AZLawHelp.org provides information and resources about legal issues, including information about agencies that provide free or discounted legal assistance.  Individuals may apply for free or discounted legal services through Arizona’s Access to Justice Online Intake System, available at here or by calling 1.800.852.9075 or 1.866.637.5341.  The availability of services from a particular agency may be subject to income or other eligibility requirements as well as priority areas.

AZLawHelp.org is a project of the Arizona Bar Foundation in partnership with Community Legal ServicesDNA People’s Legal Services, Southern Arizona Legal Aid, and the State Bar of Arizona with support from the Legal Services Corporation.

THE COURT OF APPEALS PRO BONO REPRESENTATION PROGRAM

On its own motion, the Court may assign a case involving a self-represented party to another program, the Court of Appeals

Pro Bono Representation Program

.  The mission of that program is to provide pro bono counsel to pro se parties in civil and juvenile cases identified by the Court in which briefing and argument by counsel would benefit the Court's consideration of the matter.  Cases selected for the program typically present issues of first impression or some considerable complexity or for some other reason warrant additional briefing.  (An unrepresented party cannot apply to participate in the program; only cases identified on the Court's own initiative will be placed in the program.)