Top Bar — Vietnamese

    • Thông dịch viên đã cung cấp.
    • Tất cả các thông tin liên lạc được bảo mật.
    • Dịch vụ là miễn phí.

Top Bar — Farsi

    • مترجمان ارائه شده است
    • همه ارتباطات محرمانه هستند.
    • خدمات رایگان هستند.

Top Bar — Arabic

    • المترجمون المقدمة.
    • جميع الاتصالات سرية.
    • الخدمات مجانية.

Top Bar — Bosnian

    • Prevodioci su obezbjedjeni.
    • Razgovori se drze u tajnosti.
    • Sve nase usluge su besplatne.

Top Bar — Spanish

    • Intérpretes disponible.
    • Todas las comunicaciones son confidenciales.
    • Los servicios son gratuitos.
  • Interpreters provided.
  • All communications are confidential.
  • Services are Free.

We provide free civil legal assistance to eligible entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profits. For our nonprofit clients, we represent those who serve and support low-income communities.


Services Provided

Small Businesses:

• Business formation
• Employment issues
• Contracts
• Trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets
• Commercial leases
• Real estate purchases
• Zoning, licensing and regulation guidance
• Tax issues
• Commercial loans
• Franchising guidance


  • Incorporation
  • Tax-exemption
  • Corporate compliance
  • Trademarks & copyrights
  • Commercial leases
  • Employment issues
  • Real estate purchases
  • Zoning, licensing and regulatory guidance
  • Contracts

Working with community partners and law firms, we offer the following services:

  • Presentations on legal issues for entrepreneurs and nonprofits
  • Legal information sessions to speak one-on-one with an attorney
  • Represent clients in the St. Louis metropolitan area (St. Louis City and County, and St. Charles and Jefferson counties)

To qualify for services please complete one of the relevant forms below and email it to or return it by mail, as listed on the form. Please indicate if you or your business are in St. Louis County when sending us your completed form. 

Contact us at:




Tracy James, Managing Attorney

Marlene Elliott, Attorney
Richard Sisson, Paralegal
Stephanie Strickland, Attorney
Julie Vomund, Legal Services Coordinator & Paralegal


Additional Resource:

The How-To Manual for Starting a Pro Bono Legal Program for Entrepreneurs


Support for the Community Economic Development Program provided by:

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