A Story of Change

Here, our neighbor Joshua explains his story and how Good Samaritan Advocates fought for his rights after a corrupt landlord and an unscrupulous lawyer took advantage of his family.

We hope to help you in your situation as well. Whether you need legal papers reviewed or assistance with a dispute, our heart is to help you with your legal situation.


Step 1 - Fill out our intake Form

Please fill out our Intake Form so we can give you our best help at your appointment.

Step 2 - Send it to us

For planning and scheduling purposes, you MUST MAKE an appointment. Please send your COMPLETED Intake form to ONE OF THE PEOPLE LISTED below. they WILL contact you TO set YOUR CLINIC APPOINTMENT.

For Help in MD:

Covenant Life Church - Send to Kelly Crosby at kelly.crosby@gsadvocates.org.

For Help in Virginia:

Crossroads at Columbia Baptist Church - Send to Rachel Eckard at reckard@columbiabaptist.org.

Reston Bible Church - Send to Betsy Madden at betsymadden@restonbible.org.



Have specific questions?


Many people have questions regarding the type of legal care that we can give. We counsel on family law, child support, domestic situations, landlord, and commercial disputes. We do not handle criminal cases.

Feel free to send additional questions to annlewise.shaw@gsadvocates.org.



If you have a heart to help your neighbor by assisting in legal care, we'd love to have you volunteer. Whether you are an attorney, law student, or non-legal volunteer, we need your help!

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We are a team of caring volunteers and attorneys who provide competent and compassionate legal assistance to our neighbors in need across greater Washington, DC.

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