Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut staff is a dedicated and experienced group of people working to provide assistance to eligible people seeking help with legal problems affecting their most fundamental rights.
Our Board of Directors is a vibrant and diverse group of people comprised of community representatives and attorneys from law firms throughout the state.
Hugh F. Murray III, President, McCarter & English, LLP
Jennifer Hluska, Vice President, TIAA Financial Services
Kevin M. Smith, Treasurer, Wiggin and Dana, LLP
Latonia C. Williams, Secretary, Shipman & Goodwin, LLP
Maggie Castinado, State of CT, Division of Public Defender Services
Jonathan Schaefer, Robinson & Cole LLP
Kyle Wilkinson, Wilkinson Law Firm
Leonard Rodriguez, UIL Holdings Co.
Lisa Newfield, Murtha Cullina LLP
Salmun Kazerounian, CT Fair Housing Center
April Couloute, Community Representative
Daria Howard, Community Representative
Krystal Cardello, Community Representative
Iris Martinez, Community Representative
Kathleen Snow, Community Representative
Our Volunteers: there have been hundreds of people who have donated their time and expertise to help us and other legal aid organizations across the state assist low-income people with legal problems in Connecticut over the past year.
This web site, funded by the Connecticut Bar Foundation and the Legal Services Corporation, seeks to further our goal of equal access to justice by providing information and self-help materials on a variety of legal issues.
How to Get Assistance: You can use our Legal Help Finder to see what help is available.
Generally, applicants should call Statewide Legal Services first to find out if they qualify for services. Call-In hours are 9 a.m. to Noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The number to call is (800) 453-3320 or (860) 344-0380 from Hartford and Middletown.
You can fill out an online application using your computer here.
The following persons should call the legal services office closest to them:
- Elder applicants, 60 years and older (service map)
- Staff from social service or government agencies