The clinic, a collaboration between Bodman PLC and the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, began operating in February, to fill the gap left by the Homeless Experience Legal Protection (H.E.L.P.) clinic's hiatus. Word spread quickly about the new clinic and lines of people in need of legal assistance began to form.
The clinic is held twice a month on Thursday mornings. Volunteer attorneys from Bodman, Dykema, Kitch, Dickinson Wright, Jaffe, Ford, and Clark and Schoenbeck have consulted with metro Detroit's homeless population about legal issues, including outstanding tickets, child support issues, employment matters, obtaining birth certificates and IDs and landlord-tenant issues.
In its first few months of opeation, the CSK Legal Clinic has helped dozens of low-income people.
If you are interested in volunteering at the CSK Legal Clinic, contact Kim Paulson at Bodman at (313) 392-1068 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Posted by Samantha Meinke