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First Shift Justice Project provides legal consultations to pregnant women and new parents regarding work and family issues; specifically, we offer legal advice regarding the following:

Pregnancy Discrimination   |   Family Responsibilities Discrimination   |   Family & Sick Leave | Sexual Harassment


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Free Legal Services

First Shift Justice Project offers legal services to people who earn $23.40/hour or less (approximately $49,000/year) at no cost.

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at lbrown@firstshift.org or 240-241-0897.

Attorney Consultation Program

For persons who exceed the income guidelines for free services, we offer a one-time legal consultation and, when appropriate, may be able to facilitate a referral to other legal counsel. Suggested donation is $75.

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at lbrown@firstshift.org or 240-241-0897.

Other Resources

Do you have general questions about your rights in the workplace? Take a look at our fact sheets.

The Center for Worklife Law has a website to help women obtain pregnancy accommodations: www.pregnantatwork.org.

Disclaimer: Use of this website and merely contacting First Shift Justice Project does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and First Shift Justice Project. Although any information you provide to us regarding your legal issues will be kept confidential, an attorney-client relationship is not created until an agreement has been reached between you and First Shift Justice Project to handle a specific matter. You should not take or refrain from taking any legal action based upon information contained in this website without first obtaining the advice of professional legal counsel.

Obtain Legal Assistance

If you need legal assistance regarding a work-related legal issue, find out more about our legal services here.

Protect your patients

If you are (or work for) a health care provider in Washington, DC, sign up for a 15-minute training session on the new pregnancy accommodations law in DC. Sign up for our Training Session

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