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Low-Cost Legal Assistance and Self Help Tools in Dane County : Native American and Tribal Law

A list of legal assistance agencies and clinics in Dane County, WI. Organized by area of law.

Wisconsin Judicare -- Indian Law Office

401 Fifth Street, Suite 200
Wausau, WI  54403
(715) 842-1681 or (800) 472-1638 - Toll Free
Email: Click here

Legal Assistance

"The Indian Law Office provides representation to low-income Native Americans in civil matters involving Indian law issues.  The Indian Law Office has a long history of providing legal counsel on significant Indian law cases in Wisconsin (e.g., Menominee Restoration, the Voigt case, the Crandon School District case, the American Indian Religious Freedom Act Amendments of 1994).

Additionally, Judicare's Indian Law Office provides legal assistance to Indian tribes on a variety of tribal projects through contracts and agreements with individual tribes (e.g., tribal codes and court development, lay advocate training, tribal/state judicial relations, tribal GAL trainings)."

Eligibility - "Low-in come Native Americans" involved in "civil matters involving Indian law issues." See the page on how to Apply for legal services.

Costs - Free Services.

Staff - Click here for contact info and for lists of current staff and board members

Publications - Website at 


Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center

University of Wisconsin Law School
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
608-263-5019 .

Legal Assistance -  Provide legal assistance on uniquely tribal legal matters.

Eligibility - Open to the public.

Costs - Free Services.

Staff - Richard Monette, Director, and other Board Members

Publications - Website at


National Indian Law Library’s legal assistance Page

This website from the National Indian Law Library lists a number of legal resources and legal
services and information centers, nation wide.

See especially the designation of Wisconsin legal services providers for
Native Americans: