In order to determine if you are eligible for our services, please fill out the form entitled “University Legal Clinic Virtual Intake”. This will help us determine whether or not you are enrolled at UWM and your issue is not against another UWM student/entity (We may only assist students who are currently paying segregated fees). Once you fill out the form, please take the time to thoroughly read and sign the form entitled “Confidentiality Agreement”. It should be noted that the completion of both these forms does not ensure that we will be able to offer you our services. Once we have confirmed that you are eligible, you will receive an email with a link to the form that most closely aligns with your needs. Please take the time to fill out all forms as accurately as possible and to the best of your abilities.

*EXPECT 1 OR 2 DAYS FOR A RESPONSE. WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE.*

University Legal Clinic Virtual Intake: https://uwm.presence.io/form/university-legal-clinic-virtual-intake

Confidentiality Agreement: https://uwm.presence.io/form/ulc-confidentiality-agreement

CDC Temporary Eviction Moratorium is longer legally in effect.

Thursday August 26, 2021 the US Supreme Court ruled that the CDC exceeded its authority thereby blocking the temporary moratorium on evictions

The U.S. Supreme Court, on a 6-3 majority opinion, on August 26, 2021 ruled that the CDC exceeded its authority with the temporary ban, so the  CDC Eviction Moratorium is longer legally in effect.

The majority opinion concluded: ”If a federally imposed eviction moratorium is to continue, Congress must specifically authorize it.”

Can I get rent help?

For information on the Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program please see the following website: DOA WI Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

How can we help?

The paralegals and the on-staff attorney of the University Legal Clinic can assist UW-Milwaukee students with various legal issues such as:

  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Underage Drinking
  • Traffic Citations/Accidents
  • Contracts
  • Noise Violations
  • Personal Injury
  • Uncontested Divorce

This is not an exhaustive list. If you are curious to know whether the University Legal Clinic will be able to assist in your particular case, please Contact Us.

Please go under “Find Help” or “Contact Us” to get more information about how you can get helped!

Client Testimonies 

“Very great service! Every time I went in, everyone was very friendly and vigilant to ensure me that my case would be kept completely confidential! Thank you very much for your help!”

“Everyone at the Legal Clinic was very helpful and great. Although the people involved in my party chose not to pursue the case, I’m glad I went to the Legal Clinic to get a better understanding of my rights regarding security deposits and this experience will definitely help me in the future.”

Fall 2021 Hours of Operation 

Monday: 9AM-5PM
Tuesday: 9AM-5PM
Wednesday: 9AM-5PM
Thursday: 9AM-5PM
Friday: Closed

Hours may vary due to volunteer availability!

 

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