Legal issues can keep people from going to school or getting a job. Inaccurate arrest or conviction records can prevent people from pursuing their careers. Family, housing, and other legal problems can force people to drop out of school.

Free, confidential help is available if you or someone you know is experiencing a legal problem. Maybe you aren't even sure if the problem you have maybe a legal one. Regardless, help is available!

Legal Issues Lawyers for Learners Can Assist With

  • Bankruptcy
  • Child support and family law
  • Consumer protection
  • Criminal records correction
  • Driver’s license restoration
  • Expungement
  • Foreclosures
  • Immigration
  • Rental housing
  • Unemployment compensation


Lawyers for Learners is FREE!

Access to services

Legal help is available to Southwest Tech's College Community. Daytime and evening appointments are available, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person meetings at the clinic have been temporarily suspended, and all appointments are being conducted by telephone and/or computer.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Chief Student Services Officer Holly Clendenen at Email Holly.


Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (Southwest Tech) provides space for local legal service providers to offer free and confidential legal assistance to Southwest Tech students and the Southwest Tech community. Southwest Tech does not provide legal advice or assistance.

Please be advised that you are receiving legal advice from a participating legal service provider, who is an independent entity. This means that Southwest Tech and their agents are not responsible for any advice given to you. Such advice is given solely by the legal service provider, who is not an agent, employee or representative of Southwest Tech and its agents.

You are further advised that the legal service provider may not represent you in any claim or action against Southwest Tech, or any subdivision or affiliate thereof, or any agency or agent thereof. The legal service provider also may not represent you in any claim, action or matter in which Southwest Tech is a party or has a legal interest.