Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is an independent, non-profit organization that provides high quality civil legal assistance and equal access to justice for low-income people and the elderly in eastern Missouri. LSEM has offered free legal advice, advocacy, and representation to the socially and economically vulnerable for more than 56 years. Legal services are most frequently provided in areas relating to domestic violence and other family law issues, children, education, health, housing and homelessness, public benefits, elder law, immigration, and consumer matters.
The Hannibal Branch Office delivers the full range of LSEM services to qualified low-income residents of the following 14 counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland and Shelby.
Mission Statement: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri advances justice through legal representation, education and supportive services. We partner with the community to improve lives, promote fairness and create opportunities for those in need.