Legal Assistance

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

Last Updated: June 2023

The U.S. Embassy cannot provide legal advice in private, legal, or criminal cases involving U.S. citizens, intervene in the Salvadoran judicial process to influence the outcome of a dispute, or take any action to expedite a case.

If you are a U.S. citizen involved in a legal dispute, you may refer to the following list of local attorneys who have expressed interest in representing U.S. citizens in El Salvador:

Lawyer’s List

Corte Suprema de Justicia (CSJ)
Dirección de Investigación Profesional
Centro de Gobierno
San Salvador, El Salvador
Tel.: (503) 2271-8888 x-3310 & 3348
Fax: (503) 2231-8300 x-3370

Language abilities: Fluent (F) Good (G) Limited (L)