Legal Action of Wisconsin Incorporated / LAW


Email -- Administrative Office in Milwaukee

(608) 256-3304-- Madison Office
(800) 362-3904-- Toll Free
(855) 947-2529 -- Intake Line (for new callers)

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

744 Williamson Street, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53703

Legal Action of Wisconsin is a non-profit law firm that offers free legal assistance to low-income people and organizations in civil matters. Madison area office serves Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Rock, and Sauk counties. Also have offices in Green Bay, La Crosse, Milwaukee & Waukesha, Oshkosh and Racine area. Case load includes housing, social security disability and welfare. Handles minimal family law.  

Priority practice areas:

•Consumer Law -- debt collection, foreclosure, payday and auto title loans, garnishment, and bankruptcy

•Disabled Offenders Economic Security Project (DOES) -- helping get disability benefits and health insurance to people who are disabled when they are coming out of prison

•Driver's Licenses, Professional Licenses, Criminal Records and Employment -- helping people get a Clean Slate

•Elder Rights Project -- legal aid for elder abuse victims

•Eviction Defense Project -- defending against evictions in Milwaukee and Dane County

•Family Law -- protective restraining orders, divorce, custody, child support, and other family law problems for domestic violence victims

•Farmworkers -- employment laws, housing conditions, public benefits, unemployment compensation, and other issues affecting Wisconsin's farmworkers

•Government/Public Benefits (Welfare) and Health Law -- Wisconsin Works (W-2), Child Care Assistance, BadgerCare, Food Stamps, Title 19 or Medicaid, Kinship Care, Unemployment Compensation and other government benefit programs

•Housing Law -- help with subsidized housing, lockouts, security deposits, eviction, promises to repair, and earnest money

•Human Trafficking Project -- legal aid for victims of human trafficking

•Low Income Tax Clinic (LITC) -- resolving tax disputes with the IRS

• Municipal Court Defense Project  (Milwaukee)-- legal aid for people with matters in Milwaukee Municipal Court

•SeniorLAW -- legal aid for Milwaukee County residents who are age 60+

•Social Security Disability (SSDI) -- denials and other problems with Social Security Disability benefits

•Veterans -- helping veterans and their families when they face a civil legal problem

•Victims' Rights -- protecting privacy and other rights of people who are victims of sexual assault

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Created:2009-06-24 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-03-02 16:23 CDT
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