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Apr 5, 2022

Legal Action of WI petitions Supreme Court, lower eviction record retention

Legal Action of Wisconsin filed a petition with the Supreme Court to amend small claims and eviction record retention policies.

Jul 15, 2021

Renters wary as Wisconsin eviction ban nears end

A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended the date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, has been the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes. Many of them lost jobs during the coronavirus pandemic and have fallen months behind [...]

Jan 6, 2021

Legal Action moves to new Milwaukee office

Legal Action of Wisconsin has moved to a new office in Milwaukee.

Nov 19, 2020

State Bar launches Pro Bono Opportunity Portal

The State Bar of Wisconsin launched a new Pro Bono Opportunity Portal to help connect low-income Wisconsinites with free legal help.

Jul 1, 2020

RUSH TO EVICT: Filings increase 30% since statewide moratorium’s end

It’s been a busy month for Legal Action of Wisconsin, which offers free legal help to low-income tenants who are threatened with eviction.

Aug 15, 2019

LSC awards pro bono grants to assist low-income Americans

The Legal Services Corp. has announced that 14 legal aid organizations, including the Legal Action of Wisconsin, will receive Pro Bono Innovation Grants totaling $4,347,185 to expand pro bono legal services for low-income clients.

Dec 17, 2018

Wisconsin’s early voting limit challenged in federal court (UPDATE)

The fight over restricting early voting in Wisconsin is headed back to federal court.

Sep 18, 2018

Legal Action of Wisconsin showing off new Madison digs

Legal Action of Wisconsin is holding an open house at its new office on Madison's "Willy Street."

Sep 5, 2018

Milwaukee attorney to participate in congressional briefing

An attorney from Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Milwaukee office will take part in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., about the need for legal representation for tenants in eviction proceedings.

Aug 9, 2018

Milwaukee Eviction Defense Project gets $340K grant

Legal Action of Wisconsin recently received a grant to expand the work of its Eviction Defense Project in Milwaukee.

Wisconsin Probation program
Jun 3, 2018

Groups offer free expungement clinic

People convicted of low-level offenses in Wisconsin are getting a chance to expunge their record.

Apr 30, 2018

Public interest lawyer breaks 10-year streak of male bar presidents

For the first time in a decade, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s next president will be a woman.


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