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https://milwbar.networkforgood.com/projects/82899-milwaukee-justice-center-campaign-2019 The Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA) members marked the MBA’s 150th anniversary with an ambitious public service project to improve access to justice in Milwaukee County. This project resulted in a three way partnership between the MBA, Milwaukee County Clerk of Circuit Court, and Marquette University Law Schoo

https://milwbar.networkforgood.com/projects/82899-milwaukee-justice-center-campaign-2019 The Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA) members marked the MBA’s 150th anniversary with an ambitious public service project to improve access to justice in Milwaukee County. This project resulted in a three way partnership between the MBA, Milwaukee County Clerk of Circuit Court, and Marquette University Law Schoo

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Today kicks off the 2022 annual MJC fundraising campaign! To support the Milwaukee Justice Center, please follow the lin...
11/28/2022
The Milwaukee Justice Center Needs Your Help

Today kicks off the 2022 annual MJC fundraising campaign! To support the Milwaukee Justice Center, please follow the link below.

Stay tuned this week for more ways to be involved!

Donated Today to Keep Legal Assistance Available to Those Who Need It Most The Milwaukee Justice Center and Mobile Legal Clinic have become essential services to those in Milwaukee County who are in need of legal assistance but cannot afford to hire an attorney. These programs provide a port in the....

Great article about how mediation has been impacting tenant and landlord relations around Milwaukee! If you are seeking ...
11/21/2022
‘They help us find a common ground’: How Mediate Milwaukee serves tenants and landlords

Great article about how mediation has been impacting tenant and landlord relations around Milwaukee!

If you are seeking assistance regarding eviction or other landlord/tenant issues please consider reaching out to one of these organizations:

· Community Advocates rent helpline: 414-270-4646

· Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee: 414-727-5300

· Mediate Milwaukee: 414-939-8800

· Legal Action of Wisconsin: 414-278-7722

· Social Development Commission: 414-906-2700

· Milwaukee Autonomous Tenants Union: 414-410-9714

· Rental Housing Resource Center: 414-449-4777

· Eviction Free MKE: 414-892-7368

· Impact 2-1-1: 2-1-1

Mediate Milwaukee, 1915 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, is a nonprofit that provides free mediation services for tenants and landlords.

Today is voting day! 🇺🇸 ✅ For information about how to register, where to find your polling place, or what is on your ba...
11/08/2022

Today is voting day! 🇺🇸 ✅ For information about how to register, where to find your polling place, or what is on your ballot, please visit https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/

As a part of National Pro Bono Week, the Milwaukee Justice Center would like to highlight all of the services that are m...
10/25/2022

As a part of National Pro Bono Week, the Milwaukee Justice Center would like to highlight all of the services that are made possible through pro bono work. The MJC hosts the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic which provides brief legal advice for civil and family cases. The MVLC is at the MJC Thursdays from 9-11am each week! Thank you Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic and Marquette Law School!

In honor of National Pro Bono Week, the MJC would like to recognize all of our wonderful volunteers! Thank you for makin...
10/24/2022

In honor of National Pro Bono Week, the MJC would like to recognize all of our wonderful volunteers! Thank you for making our mission possible!

MU Law School blog post recognizing the Mobile Legal Clinic! Thank you to all who make the Mobile Legal Clinic possible!
10/10/2022
The Mobile Legal Clinic Speeds Forward – Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

MU Law School blog post recognizing the Mobile Legal Clinic! Thank you to all who make the Mobile Legal Clinic possible!

The Mobile Legal Clinic Speeds Forward By: Joseph D. KearneyPosted on October 10, 2022October 10, 2022Categories Pro Bono, Public On September 17, 2013, the following announcement was made in a Marquette University press release: Marquette Law School and the Milwaukee Bar Association are partnering....

Records Cleanup Mobile Clinic coming up next Friday, October 14 2-4:00pm at the Mitchell Street Library! Info on Expunge...
10/05/2022

Records Cleanup Mobile Clinic coming up next Friday, October 14 2-4:00pm at the Mitchell Street Library!

Info on Expungement, Pardons, and Eviction Records!

Rent for Success is a free 1.5 hour tenant training program designed to educate and empower renters to make safe, health...
10/05/2022
Rent For Success Program

Rent for Success is a free 1.5 hour tenant training program designed to educate and empower renters to make safe, healthy choices in their housing, and to provide helpful resources if anything goes wrong in your rental arrangement. Presented by the Department of Neighborhood Services. Next session is Thursday, October 13 4-5:30pm. For more information on how to register, click the link!

Rent for Success is a new 3-hour tenant training program designed to educate and empower renters to make healthy housing choices and to provide helpful resources for what to do if something goes wrong.

Take a look into the process of filing a motion to modify a family court order in Milwaukee County, as described by MJC ...
10/03/2022
Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

Take a look into the process of filing a motion to modify a family court order in Milwaukee County, as described by MJC summer PILS fellow Morgan! Checklist and more MJC info noted in the article

Link: https://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog

Law Student and PILS Fellow Morgan Kaplan Describes the “Steps” Required of a Pro Se “Movant” in Family Court in Milwaukee County By: Joseph D. KearneyPosted on October 3, 2022Categories Public, Public Interest Law SocietyLeave a comment» on Law Student and PILS Fellow Morgan Kaplan Describ...

Today marks the 9th Anniversary of the first Mobile Legal Clinic Outing! Upcoming outings: -10/14 @ Mitchell Street Libr...
09/21/2022

Today marks the 9th Anniversary of the first Mobile Legal Clinic Outing!

Upcoming outings:
-10/14 @ Mitchell Street Library
-10-18 @ Next Door Foundation

Stay tuned for more updates!

The Mobile Legal Clinic is back on the road! The new Mobile Legal Clinic will make its debut tomorrow, September 9th fro...
09/08/2022

The Mobile Legal Clinic is back on the road! The new Mobile Legal Clinic will make its debut tomorrow, September 9th from 2-4pm in the community room of the Mitchell Street Library. Keep your eyes out for more updates!

Wisconsin, it’s Election Day! You can register at the poll.  Find out your location and see a sample ballot for your are...
08/09/2022
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Wisconsin, it’s Election Day!
You can register at the poll.
Find out your location and see a sample ballot for your area at myvote.wi.gov.

My Vote

The MJC will be offering information on its services at the Trans Community Health Fair at  Diverse & Resilient on Satur...
07/22/2022

The MJC will be offering information on its services at the Trans Community Health Fair at Diverse & Resilient on Saturday afternoon along with a number of other fantastic community partners.

Photos from The Milwaukee Justice Center's post
06/22/2022

Photos from The Milwaukee Justice Center's post

Join us on Friday, July 1st at 2:00pm in the Mitchell Street Library to discuss our Record Cleanup Clinic!  We will be t...
06/22/2022

Join us on Friday, July 1st at 2:00pm in the Mitchell Street Library to discuss our Record Cleanup Clinic! We will be talking about criminal record expungement, pardons, and civil eviction record expungement. Please bring any questions you have. We look forward to seeing you there!

We’re excited to celebrate with our Milwaukee neighbors at Juneteenth today!
06/19/2022

We’re excited to celebrate with our Milwaukee neighbors at Juneteenth today!

Thank you to all sponsors, participants and volunteers for making our 11th Annual Run for justice last night a HUGE succ...
06/16/2022

Thank you to all sponsors, participants and volunteers for making our 11th Annual Run for justice last night a HUGE success. We had so much fun being back in person with you all!

THREE more day's until the 11th Annual Run for Justice on June 15th, made possible by our incredible sponsors!

Register before it's too late! www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/runforjustice2022.html

UPDATE: THE RACE IS ON! Meet us at Veteran's Park at the end of Lagoon Drive by 6:30 to get your registration packet, t-...
06/15/2022

UPDATE: THE RACE IS ON!

Meet us at Veteran's Park at the end of Lagoon Drive by 6:30 to get your registration packet, t-shirt and goodie bag in time to run or walk at 7 pm.

Register before 6:30 pm today to join us! www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/runforjustice2022.html

RUN FOR JUSTICE UPDATE:We are monitoring the weather predictions for tonight's event and will update the site and social...
06/15/2022

RUN FOR JUSTICE UPDATE:

We are monitoring the weather predictions for tonight's event and will update the site and social when we have information.

Please stay tuned!

It's almost time to run or walk for justice! We are thrilled to join together with each of you tomorrow in pursuit of ju...
06/14/2022

It's almost time to run or walk for justice!

We are thrilled to join together with each of you tomorrow in pursuit of justice for our community and an evening of fun at Veteran's park.

You can still register to join us at www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/runforjustice2022.html

You've got one weekend left to train for the Run for Justice! We will have awards for the fastest runners, but love runn...
06/10/2022

You've got one weekend left to train for the Run for Justice! We will have awards for the fastest runners, but love runners of all speeds. If you're here for the fun (and not the run), sign up for the 1 mile walk and get ready to have a great summer evening.

Sign up now at https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/Milwaukee/MJC5kRUNFORJUSTICE

After you run with us next week, 6/15, at the 11th Annual Run for Justice, celebrate with us at the post-race bash! We w...
06/07/2022

After you run with us next week, 6/15, at the 11th Annual Run for Justice, celebrate with us at the post-race bash! We will have live music by the Mission River Band and free beer from Enlightened Brewery. Check them out at missionriverband.com and Enlightened Brewing Company

Compete in the 11th Annual Run for Justice for the chance to win fun prizes! Participating as a walker? Every participan...
05/10/2022

Compete in the 11th Annual Run for Justice for the chance to win fun prizes!

Participating as a walker? Every participant will receive a goodie bag full of small items and discounts to some of Milwaukee's best.

Register today at www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/runforjustice2022.html

Running not your thing? Don't worry this 5k is followed by live music, lawn games, tasty food and refreshing beers. We h...
04/19/2022

Running not your thing? Don't worry this 5k is followed by live music, lawn games, tasty food and refreshing beers. We hope you'll join us for the 11th Annual Run for Justice at Veteran's Park. Register now to reserve your spot to run or walk and have a great summer evening with your community.

Register at www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/runforjustice2022.html

03/29/2022

We are thrilled to announce that the 11th Annual Run for Justice is returning to Veteran's park this year! After two years of remote runs the Milwaukee Justice Center cannot wait to run TOGETHER for justice this June 15th. The run begins at 7 pm and will be followed by a post-race bash with music by the Mission River Band.

Early Bird registration is officially open. Register today at www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/runforjustice2022.html

We're two months away from the IRS tax deadline. Do not wait to file your 2021-22 ! The Social Development Commission (S...
02/28/2022
VITA Free Tax Preparation

We're two months away from the IRS tax deadline. Do not wait to file your 2021-22 ! The Social Development Commission (SDC) free tax prep VITA staff and volunteers are here to help: bit.ly/SDCVITA

SDC's VITA program offers FREE tax preparation to people who make $66,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English-speaking taxpayers.

If you’re a landlord or tenant in need of housing resources, contact the Milwaukee Rental Housing Resource Center at ren...
02/25/2022
Milwaukee Rental Housing Resource Center hopes to help those facing eviction

If you’re a landlord or tenant in need of housing resources, contact the Milwaukee Rental Housing Resource Center at renthelpmke.org

MILWAUKEE (CBS) -- City leaders are highlighting available resources for people facing eviction. The Milwaukee Rental Housing Resource Center is working to combat housing insecurity in the city.Housing insecurit

02/22/2022

The Milwaukee Justice Center --and all Courthouse in-person services-- are CLOSED on Tuesday, February 22nd due to a weather emergency. Remote appointments will still be held as scheduled. Please check your email and text messages for your appointment confirmation and Zoom link information.

01/24/2022

We're hiring! Check out the Clinic Supervisor - Mobile Legal Clinic job description and share with anyone interested!

**Candidates must possess a J.D. from an accredited law school and be admitted to the Wisconsin State Bar within 1 year**

Apply and view job description here: https://www.milwaukeejusticecenter.org/mjccareers.html

Address

Milwaukee County Courthouse, Rm G9 901 N 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI
53233

Telephone

(414) 278-2910

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MJC Family Law Forms Assistance:

The MJC Family Law Forms Assistance helps self-represented litigants to complete forms to be filed in family court. Service is provided on a first come first serve basis. The volunteers that staff the Family Law Forms Assistance cannot provide legal advice.

Mondays 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesdays 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursdays 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Fridays 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Parenting Conferences
Volunteer attorney facilitators assist parents to work through disagreements on custody/placement and child support. A Child Support Service attorney is available to approve agreements in changing support and arrears.

Appointments for assistance with Parenting Conferences can be made in Rm. G-9 of the Courthouse or by phone (414) 278-2912. No legal advice can be given over the phone.


The Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic at the MJC (Rm. G9)

The Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic at the Milwaukee Justice Center provides walk-in legal advice and referrals to self-represented litigants on civil legal matters including divorce, custody and support, landlord-tenant disputes, probate, small claims and large claims. The MVLC cannot represent clients in an ongoing manner or represent clients in court hearings.

Thursdays: sign in begins at 1:30pm, clinic runs 2pm-4pm
Fridays: sign in begins at 8:30am, clinic runs 9am-11am

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The MJC is the self-help legal center inside Milwaukee County Courthouse (Room G-9). It is a partnership between Milwaukee County, Marquette University Law School, and the Milwaukee Bar Association. In 2019, the MJC utilized the services of over 400 volunteers to assist 10,556 individuals with their civil legal question.


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A special thank you to our staff and volunteers. There is still time to donate to our campaign! Link: https://milwbar.networkforgood.com/projects/178869-2022-mjc-campaign_copy
THANK YOU to everyone who participated in with MJC! In case you missed it, there is still time to donate or get involved!

https://milwbar.networkforgood.com/projects/178869-2022-mjc-campaign_copy
It’s Giving Tuesday! To help us continue our mission, please consider donating to our cause!
Link Below:

https://milwbar.networkforgood.com/projects/178869-2022-mjc-campaign_copy
Today kicks off the 2022 annual MJC fundraising campaign! To support the Milwaukee Justice Center, please follow the link below.

Stay tuned this week for more ways to be involved!
Great article about how mediation has been impacting tenant and landlord relations around Milwaukee!

If you are seeking assistance regarding eviction or other landlord/tenant issues please consider reaching out to one of these organizations:

· Community Advocates rent helpline: 414-270-4646

· Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee: 414-727-5300

· Mediate Milwaukee: 414-939-8800

· Legal Action of Wisconsin: 414-278-7722

· Social Development Commission: 414-906-2700

· Milwaukee Autonomous Tenants Union: 414-410-9714

· Rental Housing Resource Center: 414-449-4777

· Eviction Free MKE: 414-892-7368

· Impact 2-1-1: 2-1-1
Today is voting day! 🇺🇸 ✅ For information about how to register, where to find your polling place, or what is on your ballot, please visit https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/
As a part of National Pro Bono Week, the Milwaukee Justice Center would like to highlight all of the services that are made possible through pro bono work. The MJC hosts the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic which provides brief legal advice for civil and family cases. The MVLC is at the MJC Thursdays from 9-11am each week! Thank you Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic and Marquette Law School!
In honor of National Pro Bono Week, the MJC would like to recognize all of our wonderful volunteers! Thank you for making our mission possible!
MU Law School blog post recognizing the Mobile Legal Clinic! Thank you to all who make the Mobile Legal Clinic possible!
Records Cleanup Mobile Clinic coming up next Friday, October 14 2-4:00pm at the Mitchell Street Library!

Info on Expungement, Pardons, and Eviction Records!
Rent for Success is a free 1.5 hour tenant training program designed to educate and empower renters to make safe, healthy choices in their housing, and to provide helpful resources if anything goes wrong in your rental arrangement. Presented by the Department of Neighborhood Services. Next session is Thursday, October 13 4-5:30pm. For more information on how to register, click the link!
Take a look into the process of filing a motion to modify a family court order in Milwaukee County, as described by MJC summer PILS fellow Morgan! Checklist and more MJC info noted in the article

Link: https://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog
Today marks the 9th Anniversary of the first Mobile Legal Clinic Outing!

Upcoming outings:
-10/14 @ Mitchell Street Library
-10-18 @ Next Door Foundation

Stay tuned for more updates!
The Mobile Legal Clinic is back on the road! The new Mobile Legal Clinic will make its debut tomorrow, September 9th from 2-4pm in the community room of the Mitchell Street Library. Keep your eyes out for more updates!
Wisconsin, it’s Election Day!
You can register at the poll.
Find out your location and see a sample ballot for your area at myvote.wi.gov.
The MJC will be offering information on its services at the Trans Community Health Fair at Diverse & Resilient on Saturday afternoon along with a number of other fantastic community partners.
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