COLUMBUS, Indiana – Legal Aid announces a Free Legal Aid Phone Clinic for residents
of their eight county district on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The district includes
Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush, and Shelby Counties.
The phone clinic will be conducted 3 pm – 5:30 pm, though registration is required
between 12 pm to 2 pm. The free clinics are for low-income residents.
The Legal Aid Clinic and Pro Bono Program utilizes local volunteer attorneys, offering free
legal consultations to low-income individuals for the provision of legal advice and assistance
in furtherance of equal access to justice within our community who might not otherwise be
able to afford the counsel of an attorney.
Individuals calling to the Legal Aid Phone Clinic can expect to receive a 10-minute
consultation to answer general questions including housing/eviction questions, offer legal
information, or to receive other limited pro se assistance or advice, over the phone.
Individuals seeking legal consultation must register by calling Legal Aid at 812-378-0358
on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 between 12 pm and 2 pm. A volunteer attorney will return a
call to registered individuals between 3 pm and 5:30 pm. Individuals must be available
between 3 pm and 5:30 pm to answer a call from an attorney.
Legal Aid will be offering additional Phone clinics throughout the service region. The next
Legal Aid Phone Clinic is on November 2, 2021, with the same registration requirements and
About Legal Aid: Legal Aid is a non-profit agency providing free civil legal services,
attorney referrals and legal clinics to low-income individuals in Pro Bono District I, covering
eight counties in South Central Indiana. Legal Aid serves residents of Bartholomew, Brown,
Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Rush, and Shelby Counties.