We are a 501(c)non-profit based in Charlottesville, Virginia. We collaborate with community-based service organizations to provide legal services to modest income folks, with payment plans and fees scaled to client income. We cooperate with these organizations to enhance local understanding of the complexity of immigration and its intersection with other legal matters. Forthright handles immigration, family, employment, housing and other cases.
Founder and Managing Attorney, Doug Ford has more than 15 years of immigration experience, including as director of the Immigration Clinic at the Legal Aid Justice Center and UVa Law. He has extensive non-profit management experience, most recently as Chair of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville, a national leader in affordable housing.
People who support this non-profit approach to affordable legal services for people of modest income.