We provide legal assistance in civil matters to families
who cannot afford to hire an attorney in private practice.Legal Representation, Information,
and EducationOur Services
Our attorneys are experts
in many areas of civil lawOur ServicesWe take cases in domestic abuse, divorce,
child custody, guardianship, and more.
Who we are
Legal Aid Society of Story County is a non-profit corporation, formed in 1974 to provide legal assistance in civil matters to families who cannot afford to hire an attorney in private practice.
Carin ForbesCarin M. Forbes is the Executive Director at the Legal Aid Society of Story County. While in law school, Carin joined Legal Aid as a law student intern through the Public Interest Internship Program in 2002. Carin joined Legal Aid as a staff attorney in 2008 and became the executive director in 2015. Prior to joining Legal Aid, she was a partner in a private law practice. She is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Story County Bar Association.
Bethany MillerBethany joined our office as a staff attorney after graduating from Drake Law School in 2016. During her time at Drake she worked as an intern for the Iowa Division of Worker’s Compensation and a variety of private firms. Bethany received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cedarville University in 2013. She majored in Pre-Law, knowing from an early age that she wanted to be an attorney.
Over thirty years of service
A young, energetic team
Working to get results
Lawyers in every area