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Michigan Law Related Organizations Search
Web Site: http://www.michbar.org/public_resources/legalaid

Michigan Indian Legal Services Private Attorney Involvement Program
Primary Address: 134 W State St
City: Traverse City
State: MI
Zipcode: 49684-2404
General Phone: 231-947-0122
Fax: 231-947-3956
Intake Phone: 800-968-6877
Counties Served: Statewide
Other Case Types: Indian law
Case Restrictions: Case must be in case priority area, generally only Indian law cases are accepted.
Web Site: http://mils.org

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, Inc. HIV/AIDS HAAP
Primary Address: 4095 Legacy Parkway 500
City: Lansing
State: MI
Zipcode: 48911
General Phone: 517-487-1755
Fax: 517-487-0827
Intake Phone: 800-288-5923
Counties Served: Statewide
Case Types: AIDS/HIV, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Wills
Case Restrictions: Serve persons with disabilities when the legal issue relates to their disability.
Web Site: http://www.mpas.org

Berrien

Berrien County Legal Services Bureau
Primary Address: 901 Port St
City: Saint Joseph
State: MI
Zipcode: 49085-1116
General Phone: 616-983-6363
Fax: 616-983-1916
Intake Phone: 888-418-1311
Counties Served: Berrien, Cass, Van Buren
Case Types: Child Custody, Elder Law, Housing, Public Benefits, Termination of Parental Rights, Wills

Calhoun

Legal Services of South Central Michigan (Battle Creek Office)
Primary Address: 123 W Territorial Rd.
City: Battle Creek
State: MI
Zipcode: 49015
General Phone: 269-965-3951
Fax: 269-965-4874
Intake Phone: 1-800-688-3951
Counties Served: Barry, Branch, Calhoun
Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Termination of Parental Rights, Torts, Wills
Case Restrictions: Program priorities and merit
Web Site: http://www.lsscm.org/

Flint

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
Primary Address: 320 S Washington Ave Fl 3
City: Saginaw
State: MI
Zipcode: 48607-1158
General Phone: 517-755-4465
Fax: 517-755-2161
Counties Served: Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw
Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Torts, Wills
Case Restrictions: None

Genesee

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan
Primary Address: 436 S Saginaw St
City: Flint
State: MI
Zipcode: 48502
General Phone: 810-234-2621
Fax: 810-234-9039
Intake Phone: 800-339-9513
Counties Served: Arenac, Bay, Clare, Genesee, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Lapeer, Midland, Saginaw, Saint Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Torts, Wills
Other Case Types: Tax, Fair Housing.
Case Restrictions: LSC guidelines except for tax and fair housing.
Web Site: http://lsem-mi.org

Grand Traverse

Legal Services Program Third Level Crisis Intervention Center
Primary Address: 1022 E Front St
City: Traverse City
State: MI
Zipcode: 49686-2708
General Phone: 231-922-4802
Fax: 231-941-5786
Intake Phone: 231-922-4802
Counties Served: Antrim, Grand Traverse, Leelanau
Case Types: Consumer, Dissolution of Marriage, Employment, Public Benefits
Other Case Types: Advice for all areas, pro bono for checked areas.
Case Restrictions: No Divorce cases without custody disputes.
Organization Email: info@thirdlevel.org

Ingham

Elder Law Of Michigan
Primary Address: 221 N. Pine Street
City: Lansing
State: MI
Zipcode: 48933
General Phone: 517-485-9164
Intake Phone: 800-347-5297
Counties Served: Statewide
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Torts, Wills
Case Restrictions: Must be a Michigan resident age 60 or older
Web Site: http://www.elderslaw.org
Organization Email: info@elderslaw.org

Legal Aid of Central Michigan/Pro Bono
Primary Address: 300 N Washington Sq Ste 311
City: Lansing
State: MI
Zipcode: 48933-1223
General Phone: 517-485-5411
Fax: 517-485-5110
Intake Phone: 800-968-0044
Counties Served: Barry, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Shiawassee
Case Types: AIDS/HIV, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Wills

Jackson

Legal Services of Southeastern Michigan, Inc. Pro Bono Project
Primary Address: 180 W Michigan Ave
City: Jackson
State: MI
Zipcode: 49201-1379
General Phone: 517-787-6111
Fax: 517-787-5805
Counties Served: Jackson
Case Types: Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Housing, Public Benefits, Wills

Kalamazoo

Legal Aid Bureau Of Southwestern Michigan Pro Bono Program
Primary Address: 201 W Kalamazoo Ave Rm 308
City: Kalamazoo
State: MI
Zipcode: 49007
General Phone: 800-819-0773
Fax: 616-388-5235
Counties Served: Cass, Kalamazoo, Saint Joseph, Van Buren
Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Housing, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Wills
Case Restrictions: Program priorties set annually.

Kent

Pro Bono Program Of Western Michigan (A Division Of Western Michigan Legal Services)
Primary Address: 89 Ionia Ave NW Ste 400
City: Grand Rapids
State: MI
Zipcode: 49503-3034
General Phone: 616-774-0672
Fax: 616-774-2412
Intake Phone: 616-742-6078
Counties Served: Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, Saint Joseph, Van Buren
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Torts, Wills
Other Case Types: Insurance disputes; license restorations; expungement of criminal convictions; pension benefits.
Case Restrictions: Clients must qualify for eligibliy under LSC-funded Western Michigan Legal Services guidelines including income and priorities. No criminal matters nor cases which are considered fee-generating.

Macomb

Lakeshore Legal Aid Private Bar Involvement Program
Primary Address: 21885 Dunham Rd
City: Clinton Township
State: MI
Zipcode: 48036-1030
General Phone: 810-469-5185
Fax: 810-469-6523
Counties Served: Huron, Macomb, Sanilac, Saint Clair, Tuscola
Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Termination of Parental Rights, Torts, Wills
Case Restrictions: All LSC restrictions only
Organization Email: legalaid@teleweb.net

Oakland

Legal Aid And Defender Association (Oakland County)
Primary Address: 28 North Saginaw Street
City: Pontiac
State: MI
Zipcode: 48342
General Phone: 248.253.1548
Intake Phone: 877-964-4700
Counties Served: Oakland, Macomb, Wayne
Web Site: http://www.ladadetroit.org/intake_stepone.php

Saint Clair

Lakeshore Legal Aid of Saint Clair County
Primary Address: 803 10th Ave
City: Port Huron
State: MI
Zipcode: 48060-3639
General Phone: 810-985-5107
Fax: 810-985-5106
Counties Served: Saint Clair
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Education, Elder Law, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Wills

Wayne

Community Legal Resources
Primary Address: 615 Griswold, Suite 1805
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zipcode: 48226
General Phone: 313-962-3171
Fax: 313-962-0797
Intake Phone: 313-964-4130
Counties Served: Statewide
Case Types: Community Economic Development
Other Case Types: Nonprofits
Case Restrictions: Nonprofit organizations must: 1) serve low-income or otherwise disadvantaged individuals or communities; 2) lack funds to pay for an attorney; and 3) have the capacity to work effectively with a volunteer attorney.
Web Site: http://www.clronline.org
Organization Email: info@clronline.org

First Step Legal Advocacy Project
Primary Address: 44567 Pinetree Dr
City: Plymouth
State: MI
Zipcode: 48170
General Phone: 734-416-1111
Fax: 734-416-5555
Intake Phone: 888-453-5900
Counties Served: Wayne
Case Types: Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Immigration, Termination of Parental Rights
Case Restrictions: Clients must be/have been survivor of domestic or sexual violence. Serves western Wayn county and downriver areas.

Legal Aid And Defender Assoc., Partners For Pro Bono
Primary Address: 645 Griswold Ste 2400
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zipcode: 48226
General Phone: 313-964-4111
Fax: 313-964-1932
Intake Phone: 313-964-4700
Counties Served: Wayne
Case Types: Community Economic Development, Consumer, Dissolution of Marriage, Elder Law, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Wills

State Bar of Michigan Immigration Committee International Law Section
Primary Address: 150 W Jefferson Ave Ste 2500
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zipcode: 48226
General Phone: 313-496-7652
Fax: 313-822-8822
Case Types: Immigration

Wayne County

Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services (Administrative Office)
Primary Address: 104 Lothrop Landing
City: Detroit
State: MI
Zipcode: 48202
General Phone: 313-874-5820
Fax: 313-962-0229
Intake Phone: 888-642-4543
Counties Served: Wayne
Case Types: AIDS/HIV, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Employment, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Wills
Web Site: http://www.wcnls.org

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