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Getting Started with Legal Research: Community Legal Resources

Community Legal Resources

Several state and local resources provide legal assistance - listed below is a selective sample:

Centro Legal

Provides free and low-cost legal services in family law and criminal misdemeanor defense cases.

Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association’s Pro Se Federal Legal Assistance Program

Offers free, independent guidance (up to two hours) from a lawyer to move forward in federal civil litigation for individuals representing themselves.

Legal Action of Wisconsin

Provides legal services to low-income people.  Areas of law include, but are not limited to, consumer law, family law, housing, and senior law.

Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee

 Provides legal assistance to needy Milwaukee County residents with civil legal problems.

Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic

A community legal information and referral service staffed by volunteer Marquette University law students working with, and supervised by licensed attorneys.  See hours and locations.

Milwaukee Justice Center

The MJC is a collaborative project of Milwaukee County Clerk of Courts, Milwaukee Bar Association, and Marquette University Law School  to assist self-represented litigants access the justice system.  

A Mobile Legal Clinic brings walk-in services to local neighborhoods.

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