Free Virtual Civil Legal Clinic Available to Low-Income People
The New Orleans Public Library and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) are pleased to announce the launch of a new virtual legal clinic for eligible Library users. The legal clinic focuses on assisting low-income families and individuals with civil legal issues involving areas such as the following:
- Landlord-tenant disputes
- Federal tax issues
- Public benefits (SNAP food stamps, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security)
- Consumer issues
The clinic does not handle personal injury, criminal cases, or malpractice cases.
It takes place every 2nd and 4th Wednesday beginning on July 15, 2020. Library users are asked to sign up ahead of time for an appointment to speak with an attorney by phone or video conference. Appointments are limited.
If you have additional questions or would prefer to sign up by phone, call Rosa Keller Library & Community Center at 504-596-2660 or Nora Navra Library at 504-596-3118 Mondays - Fridays from 10am - 5pm.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services is a non-profit law firm that offers representations, advocacy, and legal education to low-income people in Southeast Louisiana. Legal services are free. SLLS serves people in 22 parishes across Southeast Louisiana. Federal income guidelines are used to determine eligibility.