Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division

 

Pro Bono - Special Community Service Opportunities for Lawyers

Tuesday Night Bar

Since October of 1988, the Utah State Bar and the Young Lawyers Division have sponsored a free legal advice program in Salt Lake known as the Tuesday Night Bar. Approximately 1,100 individuals meet with a volunteer attorney each year for a brief one-on-one consultation at no cost. The purpose of this program is to assist the public in determining their legal rights. The Tuesday Night Bar is held the first four Tuesdays each month between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Utah Law & Justice Center, 645 South 200 East. Appointments for this program may be scheduled by calling 297-7037 eight days prior to the appointment from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. No walk-ins are accepted at this clinic.

Free Legal Clincs

Beaver | Brigham City | Cedar City | Farmington | Fillmore | Layton Logan | Manti | Moab |Nephi | Ogden | Orem | Park City | Price | Provo Richfield | Roosevelt | St. George | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake County Tooele | Vernal

Beaver

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every fourth Thursday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the Fifth District Court, 2160 South 600 West. By appointment only. Call (800) 662-4245 ext. 3611 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to schedule.

Brigham City

YWCA Clinic : Second Tuesday of each month at the YWCA, 435 East 700 South, Brigham City. No appointment necessary, first come first served. From 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Call (435) 723-5600 to check for scheduling changes only.

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the third Friday of each month starting at 1:00 p.m., at 43 North Main. By appointment only, call (801) 394-9431, ext. 3004 to schedule.

Cedar City

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the second Wednesday of each month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Fifth District Courthouse, 40 North 100 East. Call (435) 867-3250 to check for scheduling changes.

Farmington

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the first and third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Second District Courthouse, 800 West State Street. Spanish speaker available. Call (801) 447-3800 to check for scheduling changes.

Fillmore

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every third Thursday of the month, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the Fourth District Court, 765 South Highway 99. No appointment necessary. Call (435) 743-6223 to check for schedule changes.

Layton

Christian Legal Society Clinic for indigent: First and third Mondays of each month at Mountain View Baptist Church, 2585 East 3000 North, Layton. No religious affiliation required. Call (801) 771-3204 to make an appointment. Begins at 6:00 p.m. No walk-ins will be accepted. Clients signed up for the clinic will receive one-half hour free consultation concerning their legal questions. Attorneys will not represent the clients' interests in court matters, but only provide experienced legal advice to guide the client in resolving their legal matters. For more information about these clinic please contact attorney Gary McKean at (801) 771-3204.

Logan

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the First District Courthouse, 135 North 100 West. Call (435) 750-1300 to check for scheduling changes.

Manti

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Sixth District Court, 160 North Main. Call (435) 835-2131 for scheduling changes.

Moab

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second Monday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at SeekHaven Resource Center, 81 North 300 East. Call (435) 259-2229 for more information.

Nephi

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second Wednesday of the month, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the Fourth District Court, 160 North Main. No appointment necessary. Call (435) 623-0901 to check for schedule changes.

Ogden

Christian Legal Society Free Clinic for indigent: Second Thursday of each month at Washington Heights Baptist Church, 1770 East 6200 South, Ogden, Utah at 6:00 p.m. No religious affiliation required. Call (801) 479-7030 to make an appointment. No walk-ins will be accepted. Clients signed up for the clinic will receive one-half hour free consultation concerning their legal questions. Attorneys will not represent the clients' interests in court matters, but only provide experienced legal advice to guide the client in resolving their legal matters. For more information about these clinic please contact attorney Jan Welsh at (801) 334-6068.

Bar Night: Held every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Your Community Connection (YCC), 2261 Adams. Appointment required. Call (801) 394-9456 on the day of the clinic; only 15 people are seen each session.

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second and fourth Monday of the month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Second District Courthouse, 2525 Grant Avenue. Call (801) 394-1173 to check for scheduling changes.

Orem

Central Utah Bar Association's Tuesday Night Bar: Held the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Utah Valley State Education Building (old Vineyard Elementary), 950 West 800 South. Appointment required. Call the BYU Lawhelp desk at (801) 422-3025 one week before the clinic to make an appointment.

Park City

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second Wednesday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Third District Court, 6300 North Silver Creek Road. Call (435) 615-3810 to check for scheduling changes.

Tuesday Night Bar: First Tuesday of every month at the Park City Miner’s Hospital, 1354 Park Avenue, Park City. (Park City contact person is Michael Katz (801) 266-0999 in SLC.) No appointment necessary – just show up – hours 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Small Claims Court Mediation: Held twice monthly during small claims court at Silver Summit Justice Center, 6300 North Silver Creek Drive. Free mediation services offered through trained volunteer mediators. For details, call Jane Campbell at (435) 615-6807.

Price

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second and fourth Monday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Seventh District Courthouse, 149 East 100 South. Call (435) 636-3400 to check for scheduling changes.

Provo

Central Utah Bar Association's Tuesday Night Bar: Held the first Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Provo City Library Building, 550 N. University Avenue, Room 201.Appointment required. Call the BYU Lawhelp desk at (801) 422-3025 one week before the clinic to make an appointment. Appointments fill quickly, so call early. Any messages left are returned daily during the school year, and weekly during the summer months.

Community Law Help for Immigrants: Held every Thursday from 2:30 to 6:00 pm at Centro Hispano, 819 South 200 West. Offers brief assessment and referral service. Call (801) 655-0258 for more information.

Bankruptcy Hotline: Open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call (801) 374-6766, ext. 3446.

Utah Legal Services' Clinic: Held every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Fourth District Court, 125 North 100 West. Call (801) 429-1000 to check for scheduling changes.

Utah Legal Services' Clinic: Spanish speaker emphasis, but all welcome. Held every first Monday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Utah Legal Services 455 North University Avenue, Suite 100. Call (801) 374-6766 to check for scheduling changes.

Richfield

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Sixth District Courthouse, 895 East 300 North. Call (435) 896-2700 to check for scheduling changes.

Roosevelt

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the second Wednesday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Roosevelt Senior Center, 50 East 200 South. Call (435) 722-4296 to check for scheduling changes.

St. George

Wills for Heroes: The Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division in partnership with the Wills for Heroes Foundation unveils Wills for Heroes, a new statewide program to help police officers, firefighters, and other first responders. Through the program, volunteer attorneys provide wills and other estate planning documents for emergency first responders and their spouses or partners. Our first event will take place on Friday, March 14, 2008, as part of the St. George Bar Convention. For more information, go to www.willsforheroes.org andwww.abanet.org/yld/wills/home.html or contact Rachel Terry or Emily Smith.

Talk to a Lawyer Clinic: Held every Tuesday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Southern Utah Community Legal Center, 229 E. St. George Blvd, Suite 103. This program offers free 20-minute consultations. By appointment only, call (435) 628-1604 to schedule.

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fifth District Courthouse, 220 North 200 East. Call (435) 986-5700 to check for scheduling changes.

Salt Lake City

Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division Tuesday Night Bar: The Tuesday Night Bar is held the first four Tuesdays each month between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Utah Law & Justice Center, 645 South 200 East. Appointments for this program may be scheduled by calling (801) 297-7037 eight days prior to the appointment from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. No walk-ins are accepted at this clinic.

Family Law Clinic: Held the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., unless Wednesday is a holiday. Staffed by volunteer lawyers, legal professionals and law students. Open to any low income Utahn on a first come, first served basis. No appointments necessary. Located at the Scott Matheson Courthouse, Room W-19, Conference Room A, 450 South State Street. Call (801) 924-3370 to check for schedule changes only.

Self-Represented Litigant Family Law Clinic: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Family law matters only. Staffed by Legal Aid Society paralegals experienced in domestic law who provide legal forms and help fill them out. No legal advice given. No appointment necessary. Located at the Scott Matheson Courthouse, Room W-15, 450 South State Street. Call (801) 238-7440 to check for schedule changes.

Bankruptcy Hotline: Open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call (801) 374-6766, ext. 3446. NOTE: This is a Provo telephone number, but Salt Lake residents are welcome to use the service.

Clinic for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Held every third Wednesday of the month by appointment only. Interpreters are provided. Located at the Robert G. Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, 5709 South 1500 West. Call Annette Stewart at (801) 263-4892 or 1 (800) 860-4860 (TTY), or email legalclinic@utah.gov to schedule. Appointments are also available via poly-com (satellite phone).

Guadalupe Center Clinic: Held every Tuesday of the month from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. and staffed by an attorney. No appointment necessary. NO FAMILY LAW MATTERS WILL BE ASSISTED AT THIS CLINIC. A Spanish speaking interpreter is almost always available. Located at 340 South Goshen Street (1040 West). No telephone number available.

St. Vincent de Paul Center: Held every Thursday from 12:00 p. m. -3:00 p.m. No appointment necessary. Located at 437 West 200 South. (801) 363-7710 ext. 114.

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Spanish speaking only. Held every first Thursday of the month by appointment only. Located at the Community Legal Center, 205 North 400 West. Call (801) 259-1471 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on weekdays to schedule.

Utah State Bar's Committee on Law and Aging: Volunteer attorneys provide legal services to people over 60 at Salt Lake County senior centers by appointment. Call your local senior center for more information.

Immigration Law:

Holy Cross Ministries Immigration Legal Services: Legal assistance in immigration cases is provided, regardless of religious affiliation, to eligible applicants, on a sliding scale fee basis. For more information, call (801) 908-0293, ext. 38 or ext. 22.

Catholic Community Services, Immigration Program: Legal assistance with immigration matters is provided, regardless of income or religious affiliation. Flat fees are charged, which vary by case type and complexity. Fees may be waived for exceptional financial hardship. For more information, call (801) 977-9119 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

International Rescue Committee: A certified immigration specialist offers low cost assistance with basic immigration services, including adjustments of status, petitions for family reunification, and applications for naturalization, travel documents, and employment authorization. For more information, call (801) 328-1091 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Salt Lake County

Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program: Provides mediation services to landlords and tenants involved in eviction proceedings in the Salt Lake County area, through trained volunteer mediators. This program represents collaboration between the Community Action Program and the Utah State Courts. For more information, contact Josie Turner at (801) 359-2444, ext. 225.

Small Claims Court Mediation: Available during small claims court in Salt Lake County. Free mediation offered through trained volunteer mediators, in collaboration with Utah Dispute Resolution. For information, call Utah Dispute Resolution at (801) 532-4841.

Tooele

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held the first, third and fifth Monday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Tooele Courthouse, 47 South Main,. Spanish speaker available. Call (435) 843-3210 to check for scheduling changes.

Tooele Senior Clinic - Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Only for senior citizens, and only by appointment. Held the first and third Mondays of every month from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Tooele Senior Center, 59 East Vine Street. Spanish speaker available. Call (435) 882-2870 to schedule an appointment.

Vernal

Utah Legal Services' Pro Se Clinic: Held every second Tuesday of the month from either 9:00 a.m. to noon or 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., depending on the court calendar. Call the Court Clerk to find out which it will be. Located at the Eighth District Court, 920 East Highway 40. Call (435) 781-9300 to check for scheduling changes.