Spanish Legal Services
Volunteer with VLN's Spanish Legal Services
We need your help to serve low income Spanish speakers in the Metro Area!
Provide telephone legal advice and/or in-person brief services to Spanish-speaking clients. On Tuesdays (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) and Wednesdays (2:00 – 5:00 p.m.), attorneys receive information at their office about clients’ situation, demographics, and legal issue and call the client back to give legal advice. Also,Tuesdays - Thursdays attorneys meet with clients and provide legal advice and/or brief services in person at St. Paul CLUES (797 E 7th St., St. Paul) and Minneapolis CLUES (720 E. Lake St, Minneapolis). Clients are instructed to bring their paperwork with them. Attorneys receive in advance details about the client’s question and situation.
Three hours per month.
WHY WE NEED YOUR HELP:
Those who aren't able to speak English well often have even more difficulty accessing the court system and the protection of the laws than others. Volunteering at this clinic will provide much needed access to justice to a population that often goes without.
Our clients’ largest needs include the following areas: