Lawyers for Equal Justice (LEJ) is a non-profit law firm that advocates for low income residents of Hawaii. The central mission of Lawyers for Equal Justice is to help our clients gain access to the resources, services and fair treatment that they need to realize their opportunities for self-achievement and economic security. Our cases change systems and policies to make justice, equality and opportunity available to everyone.

Since 2004, Lawyers for Equal Justice (LEJ) has been using class action litigation to stand up for the rights of hundreds of thousands of low-income households throughout Hawai‘i. LEJ’s cases have resulted in deep and lasting changes, improving health and safety, increasing economic and educational opportunities, and saving lives.

LEJ’s Cases