Legal Clinics

Lawyers in the Library

Free legal consultations are available at local community sites through the Lawyers in the Library program.

To ensure a consultation with a volunteer attorney, please make an appointment. Walk-ins are not accepted unless stated otherwise.

Mountain View

2nd & 4th Tuesday of the Month, 6-8pm
Mountain View Public Library
585 Franklin St, Mountain View, CA 94041
To schedule an appointment go to and find the date that you are interested in registering for.

San Jose

Monday Evenings, 6-8pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose, CA 95113
Schedule an appointment: (408) 808-2382. Walk-ins may be taken if time allows.


Cosponsored with the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
First Saturday of each month, 10am-12pm
Columbia Neighborhood Center
785 Morse Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Walk-ins only! No appointment necessary
For questions email:


Cosponsored with the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
Free basic legal consultations are provided the 4th Sunday of each month from 10am-12pm
India Community Center
525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
Walk-ins only! No appointment necessary
For questions email:

Santa Clara

Cosponsored with the Muslim Community Association
First and third Saturday from 10am-12pm.
3003 Scott Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054.
Contact: for an appointment.

Debtors’ Rights Clinic

Find out what rights you have, and whether bankruptcy is the answer for you. We hold clinics on the first and third Tuesdays of every month, and we schedule additional clinics when necessary.

To schedule an appointment, call 408-998-5298.

“Lawyers in the Library … accommodates my schedule, and gives me the chance to help people who truly need it.”

Paul Anawalt, Lawyers in the Library Volunteer

“Every story has compelled me, and every person has moved me in some way.”

Peter Ton, In-office volunteer

“Everything about the volunteer experience is well worth the time and effort.  I enjoyed every minute.”

Laura Hunter-Franks, In-office volunteer