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 to find legal representation. Search legal service programs, which offer assistance based upon income, case type or location, or search the Wisconsin State Bar's Lawyer Referral and Information Service for an attorney, organization or agency. Link to information about lawyer selection, hiring, and fee arrangements.
Wisconsin State Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the Wisconsin State Bar Association directory of member attorneys. Search by name, member ID, location, law school attended, or other languages-spoken criteria.
Wisconsin Attorney Complaint Information
View information about how to make a complaint against an attorney by filing a formal grievance. Grievances may be filed by telephone, mail, or electronic mail. The grievance form and filing instructions, FAQs, and a "Grievances Involving Wisconsin Lawyers" pamphlet are available by link.
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, FAQs, and links to additional resources are included.
Lawyer Referral and Information Services
The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a legal information hotline, lawyer referral service, and reduced-cost services for income eligible individuals. Additional legal assistance programs are available for active military, veterans, and first responders.
Wisconsin State Public Defender
Find information about the Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office, a state agency that provides legal representation to indigent clients.
Wisconsin State Law Library
The Wisconsin State Law Library offers an online "Ask a Librarian" service, which provides reference and referral information and answers questions about legal research.
Find Attorney Discipline Records
View lists of publicly disciplined lawyers and pending disciplinary complaints, from the Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation.
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.
Dane County Lawyers
Search a directory of Dane County Bar Association members by name, firm, and area of practice; or view the directory in alphabetical order.
Dane County Legal Assitance
The Dane County Bar Association offers a directory of legal services programs in Dane County.
Eau Claire County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Find an Eau Claire County Attorney
The Eau Claire County Bar Association offers a directory of local attorneys by name or by a list of practice areas.
Milwaukee County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Milwaukee County Legal Aid
The Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee provides free civil legal assistance to income-eligible residents of Milwaukee County.
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.
Waukesha County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Waukesha County Lawyer Referral and Legal Assistance
View links to Waukesha County and state lawyer referral services, clinics, legal aid, and other legal assistance resources.
Winnebago County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Winnebago County Legal Assistance Clinic
View information on obtaining free legal assistance for civil cases from the Winnebago County Legal Assistance Clinic.