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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


6

 13

20

27


Probate

Family Law

Employment

Bankruptcy/Credit

3
 
10

17


24

General Law -

Accidents/Injuries

Reserve Night Sam Cary Bar 

Reserve Night- DBA Real Estate Section

2

9


16


23

30

SocialSecurity/Disability

Reserve Night-Child Support Services

Reserve Night Notre Dame Volunteers

Immigration

Criminal

 

April May June

6
 
13

 20

27

 

General law

Family Law

Employment

Reserve Night Woman's Bar Association

4


11
 
18

25

Reserve Night- DBABoard of Trustees

Bankruptcy/credit

Reserve Night - CMS

Family law

1
 
8

15

22

29

Housing

Senior Law Day

Litigation
 
Consumer/Contract

Social Security/ Disability

 

July August September

6
 
13

20

27

Probate

General

Family Law

Reserve Night- Century Link -
 

3
 
10

17

24

31

Child Support 

Employment

General

Family law

Reserve Night- DBA Real Estate

7
 
14
 
21

28

 

Bankruptcy

Consumer Contract

Social Security/Disability

Reserve Night- Sam Cary
 

 

October November December

5
 
12
 

19

 26

Immigration

Reserve Night-Notre Dame

Criminal/ Traffic

Reserved-Denver Access to Justice Committee-Pro Bono week

2
 
9

 

16

23

30

Probate

Veterans Section
Reserve

Family

No Lawline 9

General

7
 
14
 

21
 
28

Employment

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 19

July 19

February 16

August 16

March 15

September 20

April 19

October 18

May 17

November 15

June 21

December 20

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 6

July 6

February 3

August 3

March 2

September 7

April 6

October 5

May 4

November 2

June 1

 December 7

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 12

July 12

February 9

August 9

March 8

September 13

April 12

October 11

May 10

November 8

June 14

December 13

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 19

July 19

February 16

August 16

March 15

September 20

April 19

October 18

May 17

November 15

June 21

December 20

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 20

July 20

February 17

August 17

March 16

September 21

April 20

October 19

May 18

November 16

June 15

December 21

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 21

July 21

February 18

August 18

March 17

September 15

April 21

October 20

May 19

November 17

June 16

December 15

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 19

July 19

February 16

August 16

March 15

September 20

April 19

October 18

May 17

November 15

June 21

December 20

 

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 12

July 12

February 9

August 9

March 8

September 13

April 12

October 11

May 10

November 8

June 14

December 13