Legal Help

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Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

CELDF assists communities to develop first-in-the-nation, groundbreaking laws to protect rights – including worker, environmental, and democratic rights, and rights of nature. CELDF provides free and low cost legal services, grassroots organizing, and education, to communities, states, and countries facing injustice. 

Learn more about how CELDF works.

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund
P.O. Box 360
Mercersburg, PA 17236

(717) 498-0054

Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services

Fair Shake provides “legal services at income based rates to individuals, community groups, and nonprofit organizations to get them the representation they need regardless of their ability to pay.

Fair Shake is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They also offer assistance to modest means clients in Ohio through their downtown Akron, Ohio office.


5614 Elgin Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
T (412) 742-4615


159 South Main Street, Suite 1030
Akron, Ohio 44308
T (234) 571-1970