|If you are low income, have a civil (NOT criminal) legal problem, and can't afford a lawyer, we may be able to help you find a volunteer lawyer willing to assist you|
To support Access to Justice for All by recruiting volunteer lawyers to provide legal information, advice, and representation in civil legal matters to low-income persons who are residents of Lake, Porter, Jasper, & Newton Counties. ( For information for other counties: Indiana Pro Bono Commission )
For Applicants: We screen for eligibility, provide immediate legal advice, information or referrals to other agencies, and, where appropriate, refer applicants to a volunteer attorney for further legal services - civil cases only.
TO APPLY: Click Here
For Attorney Volunteers: We offer low-cost CLE, links to mentors, and follow up with you on the progress of your case and the services that you donate.
*Sign up to take a case
*Sign up to assist with the Lake Superior Court Room 3 pro se family law clinic
*Sign up for our annual Talk to a Lawyer Today event on the Martin Luther King Birthday Holiday each January
*Sign up to answer legal questions online: INLegalAnswers.org
*Coming Soon: pro se clinics for paternity in Lake Juvenile Court; pro se informational clinics for housing and consumer cases in Lake Superior Courts County Divisions 2 and 3.
To Volunteer: Click Here
Mark your Calendar:
- 3rd annual Civil/Criminal Bench/Bar CLE, Friday July 26, 2013 at VU Law School. Details and registration info coming soon.
- 13th Annual Volunteer Lawyer Night at the Railcats: Monday, August 5, 2013. Special Guest: Hon. Martha Wentworth, Judge, Indiana Tax Court and Chair, Indiana Pro Bono Commission.