The Catholic University of America

Columbus Community Legal Services provides free, high-quality legal services to individuals and families who live in the District of Columbia Metropolitan Area. In addition to assisting persons who would otherwise go unrepresented, Columbus Community Legal Services provides a challenging learning environment for approximately 90 second- and third-year law students each year.

Columbus Community Legal Services (CCLS) is dedicated to representing low-income clients in a wide variety of civil matters. CCLS does not handle criminal matters


CCLS News

CUA Alumna Joins Columbus Community Legal Services (CCLS)

Clinic Student Follows Challenging Case Through Graduation

Students Honored for Dedication to the Columbus Community Legal Services

CUA Law Professor Faith Mullen and CUA Department Chair of Sociology Dr. Pumar Release Report on Poverty

Law School Hosts Federal Clemency Conference

Managing Director of CCLS appointed to the Taxpayers Advocacy Panel, Tax Clinic awarded grant

CUA Law's Clemency Program featured in Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Two Clients from CUA Law's Innocence Project Clinic & Clemency Project had their Sentences Commuted by President Obama

3L, Brian Connor, Wins Essay Contest on Topic of Growing Need for Attorneys to work with the Elderly Poor

CUA Law Student Published by The People's Law Library

The British are coming . . . the British are coming . . . CUA Law Hosts Law Exchange Students from England

CUA Law Alumnus and Professor Work with CUA School of Nursing and Other CUA Schools to Develop an Interdisciplinary Training Video for Nurses

Columbus School of Law Hosts 8th Annual Protective Services Conference

Two CUA Law Professors Recognized on Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll

Law School’s Clemency Clinic Praised, Encouraged, and Supported by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.