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Free/Low Cost Legal Services in New Orleans: D-E

Resources beginning with D-E

Death Penalty Litigation Clinic - provides representation to persons on death row.  Contact: 6155 Oak Street, Suite C, Kansas City, MO 64111. (816) 363-2795. Email: Rebecca E. Woodman, Executive Director, rwoodman@dplclinic.com or Carol R. Camp, Attorney, ccamp@dplclinic.com

Eighth Coast Guard District Legal Assistance Office - provides legal aid to personnel with personal civil legal issues. Contact: Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. (504) 671-2331, (504) 671-2036, fax: (504) 671-2041. 

ELLA Project, Entertainment Law Legal Assistance - provides legal services for low and moderate income artists and musicians. Contact: (504) 250-0429. Email: gene@ellanola.org

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - provides resources for filing a formal complaint of employment discrimination and also provides mediation/alternative dispute resolution services. Contact for ADR services in  New Orleans: Jennifer Ortiz, Mickey Leland Federal Building, 1919 Smith Street, 7th Floor, Houston, TX 77002-8049. (713) 209-3433, fax: (713) 209-3317, TTY (713) 209-3439. 

Equal Justice Initiative - provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the criminal justice system. They also do work on issues concerning children in adult prisons, the death penalty, and race and justice.  They do not take cases by phone or walk-ins. For   consideration, send an email to: intake@eji.org or send a letter to: Equal Justice Initiative, Attn: Intake Department, 122 Commerce Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104. Do not send legal materials. For general inquires call: (334) 269-1803, fax: (334) 269-1806. Email: contact_us@eji.org.  

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