The Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services Announces the Launch of its Website

April 15, 2010

The Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services is pleased to announce the launch of its website at www.maine.gov/mcils.

The Commission is responsible for providing quality legal representation to indigent citizens who are entitled to a lawyer at state expense under the United States Constitution or under the Constitution or statutes of Maine. Lawyers should visit the website now to find out how to become eligible to provide indigent legal services after the Commission begins full operations on July 1, 2010. Members of the public can visit the website to find out what types of cases the Commission will provide lawyers for and how to apply for representation.