Wisconsin Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in Wisconsin.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Wisconsin - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
Find Wisconsin Legal Assistance
View resources for finding legal services based upon income, case type or county, as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin's Lawyer Referral Service. Link to information about lawyer selection, hiring, and fee arrangements.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Wisconsin Court System offers an online search for disciplinary proceedings against attorneys. Search options include attorney name, area of practice, date, topic, and type of reprimand or sanction.
Wisconsin Court Attorney Complaint Forms and Information
The Wisconsin Court System provides information about how to make a complaint against an attorney by filing a formal grievance. A Complaint can be filed by phone or by mail by completing the grievance form (available by link on this page) but cannot be submitted electronically. Additional information is available from the Grievances Involving Wisconsin Lawyers pamphlet (also available by link) and from the FAQs displayed.
Lawyer Referral and Information Services
The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a lawyer hotline, lawyer referral service, reduced fee program, and special programs for members of the military, veterans, and first responders. Services are available by telephone and online.
Wisconsin State Law Library
The Wisconsin State Law Library accepts online questions about legal research and provides reference and referral assistance. Contact and location information is also provided.
Wisconsin State Public Defender
Find information about the Wisconsin Public Defender's Office, a state agency that provides legal representation to low or no income clients.
Wisconsin State Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the Wisconsin State Bar Association directory of member attorneys. Search by name, member ID, location, law school or other language criteria.
Free Legal Assistance
Legal Action of Wisconsin provides free civil legal assistance to income-eligible residents. Types of cases handled, additional services, eligibility guidelines, contact information, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to additional resources are included.
Wisconsin Multiple County Courts Legal Aid
Northern Wisconsin Judicare Legal Services
Judicare offers legal assistance to residents of northern Wisconsin. Eligibility is based on either low-income status or membership in a Native American tribe.
Dane County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Dane County Free Legal Assistance Clinics
View information on free legal clinics offered to the public in Dane County, including Family Law, Small Claims, and Restraining Order assistance.
Eau Claire County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Find an Eau Claire County Attorney
Search a directory of Eau Claire County attorneys by name or subject area.
Milwaukee County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Milwaukee County Legal Clinics
The Milwaukee Justice Center offers a Mobile Legal Clinic that provides free civil legal advice on topics including family law, landlord-tenant, small claims, credit, and consumer issues.
Trempealeau County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Trempealeau County Attorney Roster
View a directory Trempealeau County lawyers, including contact information and areas of practice.
Winnebago County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Winnebago County Legal Assistance Clinics
View information on free legal assistance clinics offered in Winnebago County for civil matters.