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Legal Clinics and Free Legal Information

The clinics are informational only and NOT legal advice.

 

 

The Denver Bar Association offers pro se (do-it-yourself) litigant clinics on the subjects of Bankruptcy, Family, Small Claims and Collections.   These clinics assist in understanding the legal processes and forms.  They do not provide explicit legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.

Available information and clinics are listed below.

 


 

FREE LEGAL INFORMATION

 

LAWLINE 9

4 – 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday
Phone (303) 698-0999

The Denver Bar Association has partnered with 9News to provide a weekly ask-a-lawyer program that is designed to provide legal information based on brief descriptions of legal issues and suggestions where the individual may go for legal assistance. Attorney volunteers do not give out personal contact information and are asked not to use their full name. Volunteer attorneys simply offer free legal information to callers. A list of scheduled topics is available below or www.9news.com (under news tab, 9 line schedule).

January February March


7
14
21
28


Probate
Family Law
Employment
Bankruptcy/Credit

4
11
18

25

General Law -
Accidents/Injuries
Reserve Night -Sam Cary Bar Associaiton
Reserve Night- DBA Real Estate Section

4

11

18

 

25

Social Security/Disability

Reserve Night-Child Support EnforcementReserve Night Notre Dame Volunteers

Immigration


April May June

1
8

15

22

29

Reserve Night Rocky Mt. Children’s Law
General law
Family Law
Employment

Reserve Night Woman's Bar Association

6

13
20
27

Reserve Night- DBABoard of Trustees
Bankruptcy/credit
Reserve Night - MLRS
Family law

3
10
17
24

Housing
Senior Law Day
Litigation
General

 

July August September

1
8
15
22
29

No Lawline 9
Probate
General
Family Law
Reserve Night- Century Link - General Law

5
12
19
26

Child Support
Employment
General
Family law

2
9
16
23

30

Bankruptcy
Consumer Contract
Social Security/Disability
Reserve Night- DBA Real Estate Council
General


October November December

7
14
21

28

Reserve Nt: MLRS
Family Law
Criminal/ Traffic

Reserved-Denver Access to Justice Committee-Pro Bono week

4
11

18
25

Probate
Veterans Section
Reserve Nt:Century Link
No lawline 9

2
9
16
 

23
30

Employment
Family Law
Reserve Night - Colorado Women's Bar Association
No lawline 9
No lawline 9

 

LEGAL CLINICS

 

Legal Night at Mi Casa

360 Acoma (one block west of 4th and Broadway)
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 573-1302

3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Meet with an attorney free of charge and get information in the areas of Immigration, credit, housing, landlord/tenant, employment and family law. Attorneys provide referrals to appropriate agencies.   Spanish interpreters will be available.

January 20

July 21

February 17

August 18

March 17

September 15

April 21

October 20

May 19

November 17

June 16

December 15

Legal Night at El Centro de San Juan Diego

2830 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 295-9470

1st Wednesday of each month 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Meet with an attorney free of charge and get information in the areas of Immigration, credit, housing, landlord/tenant, employment and family Law. Attorneys provide referrals to appropriate agencies.   Spanish interpreters will be available.

January 7

July 1

February 4

August 5

March 4

September 2

April 1

October 7

May 6

November 4

June 3

 December 2

Bankruptcy Clinic

US Bankruptcy Court
721 19th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Room 183

2nd Tuesday of each month 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

This clinic is designed for the pro se (do-it-yourself) litigant.  They will assist attendees in understanding the bankruptcy process and forms.  Topics reviewed include how bankruptcy can eliminate debts, the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, the effect on credit ratings and which forms are required for filing.  Issues of creditor harassment, what a collection agent cannot say to you and how to fight back if you are harassed will also be addressed.  This clinic will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.

January 13

July 14

February 10

August 11

March 10

September 8

April 14

October 13

May 12

November 10

June 9

December 8

Small Claims Clinic

Denver City and County Building
1437 Bannock Street Room 117 Denver, CO

3rd Tuesday of each month 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


This free informational clinic teaches people how to file their own small claims cases in court and how to collect on the judgments. Tips include gathering information, forms (where to get them and how to complete them), filing (how and where), defending your position (what to do and not do) and court procedure.  Collections clinics provide tips on how to collect your judgment.  General questions are welcome, but the clinics will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.

January 20

July 21

February 17

August 18

March 17

September 15

April 21

October 20

May 19

November 17

June 16

December 15

Colorado Poverty Law Project Legal Clinic

At the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Meet at the Stout Street Clinic
  2130 Stout Street Denver, CO 80205
 

3rd Wednesday of each month 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

This free monthly legal clinic provides resources to attendees on issues that include: housing, consumer, small claims, family, employment, benefits, and identification.  Volunteer attorneys provide a range of law- related services to attendees, including answering general  on-the-spot questions and providing referrals.

January 21

July 15

February 18

August 19

March 18

September 16

April 15

October 21

May 20

November 18

June 17

December 16

Collections Clinic

Denver City and County Building
1437 Bannock Street Room 117 Denver, CO 
 

3rd Thursday of each month 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This free informational clinic teaches people how to file their own small claims cases in court, and how to collect on the judgments. Tips include gathering information, forms (where to get them and how to complete them, filing (how and where), defending your position (what to do and not do) and court procedure.  Collections clinics provide tips on how to collect your judgment.  General questions are welcome but the clinics will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.

January 15

July 16

February 19

August 20

March 19

September 17

April 16

October 15

May 21

November 19

June 18

December 17

Family Law Legal Clinic

Office of Economic Development
1200 Federal Blvd. room 1018

3rd Tuesday of each month 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

This free informational clinic provides an overview of the divorce process (with and without children) and related forms. Volunteer attorneys provide information on filing for a divorce without the assistance of an attorney, and will cover divorce procedures and forms, child custody, child support, maintenance and property division. Participants should bring forms to the clinics (available from the court website (www.courts.state.co.us).  This clinic is informational only and questions are welcomed, but answers are generally confined to options, which the individual should consider.  These clinics do not provide legal advice or representation nor do they directly assist in completing court forms.

 

January 20

July 21

February 17

August 18

March 17

September 15

April 21

October 20

May 19

November 17

June 16

December 15

 

Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans Legal Clinic

Starting October 2015 at
Bill Daniels Veteran Service Center
1247 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204

2nd Tuesday of each month

noon-2 p.m.

 

January 13

July 14- rm 444

February 10

August 11- rm 640

March 10- rm 442

September 8- Last clinic at this location: Auroria Campus rm 444

April 14- rm 444

October 13

May 12- rm 444

November 10

June 9- rm 444

December 8