People: Overview

This website features early leaders of federally funded civil legal aid and indigent criminal defense. Many were active primarily during the 1960s through the 1990s. They include access to justice leaders, bar leaders, judges, and others.

This website features about 140 people as of early 2022, mostly people for whom we have oral histories. Additional people will be added.

The best way to view the list of all people on this website is the filtered view.

You can also see the following special lists of people:

In memoriam — Deceased

Reggies — Reginald Heber Smith Fellows

Judges — Judges