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Low-Cost Legal Assistance and Self Help Tools in Dane County : Employment

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

Community Justice, Inc.

222 South Hamilton St., Suite 22
Phone: (608) 204-9642
Hours: Monday-Thursday 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Legal Assistance - Representation in many areas, including landlord/tenant, disability and mental health, employment, discrimination, consumer/credit child welfare, land use, environmental, and criminal law.

Eligibility - Individuals who are underrepresented and/or unable to afford an attorney. Potential clients must first participate in an intake phone interview that lasts 10-30 minutes.

Costs - Affordable representation through income-sensitive fees

Staff - Six lawyers, five of whom are graduates of UW

Publications - Web page - http://www.communityjusticeinc.org/ (includes client brochure and an online contact form)

Legal Action of Wisconsin

744 Williamson Street
Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 855-947-2529
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*

Legal Assistance - Legal services in many areas. See https://www.legalaction.org/services
for more information.

Eligibility - Low income individuals and families. 

Costs - Free services for qualified, income-eligible persons. See https://www.legalaction.org/services/client-income-eligibility-guidelines

Contact - 855-947-2529

Staff - Attorneys and paralegals

Publication - Web site - http://www.legalaction.org/

Note* - Walk in service, but times of service vary depending on the type of assistance that is needed.

Neighborhood Law Clinic

2238 S. Park St.(Villager Mall)
Madison, WI 53713
Phone:(608) 265-2441 
Fax 608-265-3732
Hours: By Appointment - Monday 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Tuesday 1:00pm - 5:00pm; Thursday 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 

Legal Assistance -  Provides free legal services to Dane County residents. NLP helps with legal problems involving housing, employment, and public benefits.

Eligibility - Dane County Residents.

Costs - Free services

Contact - No particular contact person

Staff - UW law students under the supervision of attorneys.

Publication - Web site - https://law.wisc.edu/eji/nlc/