Volunteer Attorney Information

VOLUNTEER TRAINING FOR ATTORNEYS

All volunteer attorneys must be licensed, active members of the State Bar of Wisconsin (including Emeritus status) or licensed in-house attorneys, per SCR 10.03(4) (f).  Training is required for all attorneys who volunteer with the MVLC, including attorneys providing services at the Milwaukee Justice Center, the Marquette Legal Initiative for Nonprofit Corporations, and the Mobile Legal Clinic.  The training provides you with instructions on the rules of professional responsibility governing limited scope representation, together with the policies and procedures of our services.  Completion of the training entitles you to professional liability coverage through Marquette University for your work with the MVLC. Training may be accomplished two ways: 

IN PERSON TRAINING FOR 1 ETHICS CLE CREDIT

Click here to register for an upcoming session. Scheduled training dates are:

  • Monday, May 15th, 2017, 4:00-5:15 PM at Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall, Room 257

Attendees receive 1 continuing legal education credit, approved for ethics. 

ONLINE TRAINING ANYTIME (NO CLE CREDIT GIVEN)

Online training is available. To watch the video, click here. Be sure to complete the attendance form, which will notify us that you have completed the training.  You are not eligible for continuing legal education credit for the online training.   

If you have any other questions, please see our FAQs or contact us.