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Free Legal Clinic Available at Chippewa Valley Technical College while the library is in its temporary location.
What: Volunteers from the Eau Claire County Bar Association will be on hand to discuss legal question one-on-one. The attorneys provide general advice and consultation only.
When: 3rd Wednesday of each month 6:30-8:30 p.m. (if enough attorneys are available to run it)
Where: Business Education Center at CVTC (620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, WI)
Appointments: It is first come/first served, walk-in only. Customers will be issued a number in the order they arrive.
How it works: It is a hybrid setup where some attorneys will be there in-person, while others will be set up on a Zoom call and those seeking advice will sit down at logged-in stations. Students and faculty will assist in guiding people using technology and will help troubleshoot connection issues.
Directions: Take the service road in front of the main building next to Clairemont; go under the covered foot bridge; first right beyond bridge is a half circle drive that offers an entry point for parking after drop off. One can also turn right onto College Drive to access parking. See map.
Free or low-cost legal assistance for those that meet the eligibility requirements. Toll free telephone assistance available by calling (800) 472-1638.
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