Pro Bono Opportunities

Open Sign-up for Remaining Pro Bono Opportunities for Feb-May 2019

Visit the OPEN SIGN UP SHEET containing all projects with available pro bono shifts for February through May 2019. Sign up now and the shifts will be added to your pro bono account. All project descriptions are available here.

Students new to any project can complete the necessary training online.

Contact: Angela Schultz

Consumer Rights Clinic

A new pro bono opportunity is available for law students this semester. The Consumer Rights Clinic is a free community based legal clinic for people who:

  • Have unresolved debt issues
  • Have frequent contact with debt collectors
  • Are considering bankruptcy as a debt solution

Consumer rights attorneys are on site to educate on consumer rights and answer debt-related questions. Volunteer with local attorneys at this new project run by Legal Action of Wisconsin. Sign up for shifts here and read the project FAQs here.

Contact: Katie Mertz

Seeking Student Coordinators for MVLC Estate Planning Clinic

Three law student coordinator positions are available for the Summer 2019 session of the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic Estate Planning Clinic.

The Estate Planning Clinic prepares wills, powers of attorney and living wills for clients by appointment at the Milwaukee County Veterans’ Service Office, House of Peace and United Community Center. The student coordinators will work with the Estate Planning Clinic director and student volunteers to facilitate appointments at the Veterans’ Service Office and House of Peace beginning May 13, 2019.

This is a great opportunity to learn about estate planning and gain leadership experience. You earn pro bono hours as a student coordinator. Read the full student coordinator position descriptions and instructions to apply:

VSO student coordinator description and application instructions

HOP student coordinator description and application instructions

Contact: Marisa Zane

Create Your Summer Pro Bono Schedule

Are you ready to create your pro bono schedule for summer? Complete the online scheduling form now. Student who sign-up early are most likely to get their first choice of placement. If you need more information before you sign up, register and attend the pro bono pizza lunch scheduled for Monday, April 15, at noon in room 246. Still have questions? Contact Dean Schultz. In addition to the intrinsic rewards it brings, pro bono involvement is a great way to showcase yourself as a person who takes initiative, manages time well, and cares about others. Join us!

Contact: Angela Schultz