Legal Clinic

Your legal assistance request is important to the clinic. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person meetings at the clinic are temporarily suspended. Certain legal providers are hosting telephone appointments. The clinic, or a legal provider with the clinic, will contact you. The exact timing of this contact is unknown and will depend on available resources during this time.

Dealing with legal issues and not sure where to turn? We may be able to help!

Request Legal Assistance

About the Legal Clinic

Legal issues can be a big obstacle for students and other community members. They can interfere with success in school and undermine family well-being. As an inclusive resource hub in our community, Madison College is hosting a free legal clinic providing advice to both students and our area neighbors at no charge. The free Legal Clinic at Madison College is sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin and is staffed by several Madison-area partner organizations. The clinic can help with a variety of legal issues, including:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Child Support and Family Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Criminal Records
  • Driver's License Restoration
  • Expungement
  • Foreclosures
  • Immigration
  • Rental Housing
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Victim of Crime

The Clinic is hosted at the Goodman South Campus, 2429 Perry Street, Madison - but appointments may be available at other campuses. Call (608) 243-4200 with any questions.

Participating Organizations

These organizations are collaborating to provide legal help:

  • Ascendium Education Group
  • City of Madison Department of Civil Rights
  • Community Immigration Law Clinic
  • Community Justice, Inc.
  • Family Court Clinic (FCC)
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin
  • Madison College
  • Madison College Paralegal Program
  • Neighborhood Law Clinic
  • Schuster Family Law


Madison Area Technical College (Madison College) provides space for local legal service providers to offer free and confidential legal assistance to Madison College students and the Madison College community. Madison College does not provide legal advice or assistance. 

Please be advised that you are receiving legal advice from a participating legal service provider, who is an independent entity. This means that Madison College and their agents are not responsible for any advice given to you. Such advice is given solely by the legal service provider, who is not an agent, employee or representative of Madison College and its agents. 

You are further advised that the legal service provider may not represent you in any claim or action against Madison College, or any subdivision or affiliate thereof, or any agency or agent thereof. The legal service provider also may not represent you in any claim, action or matter in which Madison College is a party or has a legal interest.