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 with the Estate Planning Clinic, the Marquette Legal Initiative for Nonprofit Corporations, and the Mobile Legal Clinic.  The training provides volunteers with instructions on the rules of professional responsibility governing limited scope representation, together with the policies and procedures of the clinics' services.  Completion of the training entitles you to professional liability coverage through Marquette University for your work with the MVLC. Training may be accomplished in one of two ways: 

IN PERSON TRAININGS FOR 1 ETHICS CLE CREDIT

Monday, August 13th - Noon-1:15 in Eckstein Hall, Room 257
Friday, November 9th - Noon-1:15 in Eckstein Hall, Room TBD

Register for training here.

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

ONLINE TRAINING ANYTIME (NO CLE CREDIT GIVEN)

Online training is available here.  After the training, 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.