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Legal Assistance Organizations

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center
    (414) 289-6660
  • AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
    (800) 878-6267 Provides legal resources and representation to persons living with HIV or AIDS.
  • Bankruptcy Pro Se Help Desk
  • Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services
    (414) 643-8570 Provides legal representation and resources for persons who need assistance with their legal status for living in the United States.
  • Centro Hispano Milwaukee
    (414) 384-3700 Services for immigrants.
  • Centro Legal
    (414) 384-7900
    Serves clients with family law and criminal misdemeanor defense cases
  • Clean Slate Milwaukee
    Helps individuals to expunge eligible court criminal records. This clinic meets periodically. Check their website or Facebook page for upcoming events and related handouts.
  • Coalition for Access to Legal Resources (CALR)
    Legal resources to low-income people in the Milwaukee area.
  • Community Advocates
    Help for victims of domestic violence and for individuals charged in Wisconsin State Court with a felony or misdemeanor offense.
  • Disability Rights Wisconsin
    (414) 773-4646 Disability Rights helps people across Wisconsin gain access to services and opportunity through its advocacy and legal expertise. Legal support addresses access, inclusion, dignity, most-integrated choices and equal rights issues.
  • Eviction Defense Project
    Meets in room G-9 of the Milwaukee County Courthouse on Thursdays from 12-3. Check the website for additional hours.
  • International Institute of Wisconsin
    Services to immigrants and refugees.
  • Kids Matter Casa
    Provide court-based advocacy for children who are under court jurisdiction due to of abuse or neglect.
  • Lagmann, Inc.
    Sliding scale fees based on income. Family, bankruptcy, foreclosure, criminal, municipal, consumer rights, landlord/tenant, probate, education.
  • Language Assistance Program, Clerk of Circuit Court
    (414) 278-5295 The Language Assistance Plan serves to help ensure access to court services for persons with limited English proficiency (LEP). It also covers interpreter services to deaf and hard of hearing persons.
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Service - Milwaukee Bar Association
    (414) 274-6768
    Low-income and modest means legal assistance. Provides referrals to attorneys, mediators & other community resources. Attorneys are available for: bankruptcy, consumer law, corporation/partnership, criminal law, employment law, elder law, family law, immigration law, landlord/tenant, mediation, personal injury, probate, real estate, small claims, Social Security, taxation, wills, estate planning, and workers' compensation. The first half hour consultation with an attorney will cost $20 or less.
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin
    (888) 278-0633 Provides civil legal services for WI low-income persons. Assists people with legal issues involving family law, housing matters, public benefits, and consumer matters
  • Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
    (414) 727-5300
    Provides representation in family law, consumer and bankruptcy matters, housing issues, public benefits, HIV issues, elder law, tax controversies, and civil rights.
  • Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, Children's Court Office
    (414) 257-7159
    Provides representation in family law, consumer and bankruptcy matters, housing issues, public benefits, HIV issues, elder law, tax controversies, and civil rights.
  • Marquette Legal Initiative for Nonprofit Corporations (M-LINC)
    Free legal advice for qualifying Wisconsin nonprofits with legal questions in the following areas: real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy, employment, corporate, tax, and federal and state registration requirements.
  • Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic
    Provides basic legal information and referrals involving landlord/tenant, consumer, family law, domestic abuse, Social Security, small claims, and employment law.
  • Metro Milwaukee Foreclosure Mediation Program
    (414) 939-8800 Provides clients with an opportunity to negotiate in a more equal bargaining process, preserve home equity for borrowers, cash flow for lenders, and prevent blight in communities.
  • Milwaukee County Law Library
  • Milwaukee County Victim/Witness Assistance Program
    (414) 278-4667 Provides assistance, support and notification services to crime victims and witnesses in exercising their rights throughout the prosecution of criminal and juvenile cases. Crisis response program available.
  • Milwaukee Justice Center
    Services include the family law forms clinic, family law appointments for the second half of the divorce process, and a legal advice and referral clinic which covers family law, landlord/tenant, probate, small claims, and large claims questions.
  • Nonprofit Legal Services of SE Wisconsin, Inc.
    (414) 435-0636
    (877) 619-8944
    Sliding fee scale based on income. Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Jefferson, Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth County courts.
  • Sojourner Family Peace Center
    (414) 276-1911; (414) 933-2722
    Domestic Violence Hotline Provides "courthouse advocacy and restraining order clinic, legal emergency assistance, children's advocacy" and a 24-hour domestic violence hotline.
  • Unemployment Compensation Appeals Clinic
  • United Migrant Opportunity Services
    (414) 389-6506 Adjustment of Status, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Legal Clinic
    Assistance for currently enrolled University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students, with some limitations.
  • Wisconsin Legal Assistance For Military Personnel
    Legal help for service members, veterans, and their families.

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