|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 FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR YOUR CASE BY A VOLUNTEER ATTORNEY: Click Here
TO ASK AN INDIANA ATTORNEY A LEGAL QUESTION ONLINE: 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
Coming Events for Attorneys:
TALK TO A LAWYER TODAY, Martin Luther King Holiday, January 20, 2014.
Spend two hours at one of our 8 sites in Lake, Porter, Jasper or Newton Counties providing brief (10-15 minute max) consultations to answer legal questions for folks who walk-in.
CLE for TALT Volunteers: "13th Annual Amazingly Intereting CLE for Attorneys with a Heart": 6 hrs CLE/1 hr ethics
- Friday, December 13, 2013, at Lake County Bar Association, Merrillville
- Friday, January 17, 2014 at Harre Union, Brown & Gold Room, Valparaiso University
Sign Up: click here