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The Tuesday clinics are held from 4 to 6 p. Saturday Usually first Saturday of the month, but dates vary.
The group created the Paralegal Student Organization but they needed a purpose. The clinics give paralegal students a chance to put classrooms lessons to work and provide invaluable experience in working with clients — so-called "soft skills" that they're going to need once they enter the field.
How many people show up to each clinic can vary, Angell said, with the high end being 30 to She recalled an instance when the clinic couldn't get to everyone who had attended and followed- up with phone consultations afterward.
Wisconsin Ave. Facebook Twitter. The full list of clinic dates is available on the college's website by going to www.
It was also important to the students that they continue volunteering at the other three clinics once the Appleton location got off the ground. The addition of a free public legal clinic at Fox Valley Technical College brings the total of such clinics to four each month in the Fox Valley. They've created a schedule to make sure paralegal student volunteers will be there.
Attendees are asked to bring paperwork associated with their cases. The organization's current students and alumni, plus volunteer attorneys, run the Appleton clinics while other volunteers are able to help at the Winnebago clinics. At FVTC's clinics and the three in Winnebago County, volunteers from the college's Paralegal Student Organization and local attorneys help fill out forms and answer questions on issues of family law, landlord-tenant disputes, harassment injunctions, guardianship, small claims, domestic abuse, probate or wills, and property disputes.
It seemed like every other program had a club or organization to supplement learning, but the paralegal program did not, they said. Alison Dirr: or adirr gannett.
Bluemound Drive. Most people come to the clinics with questions about family law, small claims and landlord-tenant conflicts.
The students started volunteering at the Winnebago clinics, saw the service it provided and decided to bring the same service to Appleton, said Jeremy Schoenike, who founded the organization with classmates Anna McGraw and Toni Hasenfus. Free legal options expand in Fox Cities.
The Saturday clinics take place from 9 a. The addition of paralegal students, who do intake and help clients with paperwork, will free-up attorneys to answer attendees' legal questions.