Legal Aid

Through the Legal Aid Clinic, KU law student interns provide legal assistance for low-income clients in Lawrence Municipal Court and Douglas County District Court. The clinic's caseload is divided into three general areas:

  • a civil practice that includes divorce, paternity, protection from abuse, child support, landlord and tenant matters and consumer matters;
  • a criminal practice for adults who are charged with crimes in Lawrence Municipal Court; and
  • a criminal practice for juveniles who are charged with crimes in Douglas County District Court.

To determine whether the Legal Aid Clinic can assist you, please schedule an appointment by calling 785-864-5564 or drop by the clinic on the first floor of the law school, 105 Green Hall, 1535 W. 15th St., Lawrence.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 28 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • Routinely ranked a “best value” law school
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 26th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 23rd nationally among public law schools. “When Lawyers Do the Grading,”
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • 37th: for number of law graduates who are partners at nation’s largest law firms