We show up for our clients

Photo by Robert Bye via Unsplash.com   Not everything happens in the clinics. We represent many clients in Detroit area courts facing a variety of issues. This week Kevin, our principal attorney, was in court in Lincoln Park to stop the eviction of a single mother of three. Often the presence of an attorney makes all the difference in presenting …

Our Legal Clinics are Open to All

This week, like every week, we saw a wide variety of people at our legal aid clinics. We are unique among legal service providers in the Detroit area in that we welcome all at our clinics. Many free legal clinics have a couple areas of law that they will help out with. Some have criteria that clients need to meet …

Congratulations to SWIRC attorney Genevieve Wilson!

This is Genevieve on Monday with her family after being sworn in as a member of the State Bar of Michigan by the Hon. Robert Colombo, chief judge of the Third Judicial Circuit Court in Detroit, Michigan. Genevieve has been a long time volunteer at our Southwest Detroit clinic and recently joined us on staff as the supervisor of our …

Client Stories – Claudia

“I have court on the 14th. My dog bit a neighbor. I’m afraid to go because these are not good people. I have four dogs, this one is Niño, he’s a part of our family. He’s very beautiful, very gentle with my grandchildren. The dog knows this neighbor he always bangs on the fence with a stick to get Niño …

Client Stories – Melissa

“He just came and took him. I’m not the kind of mother to keep my son away from his father but he took advantage of that. They let him come back to me, up here in Michigan, but they changed their minds and are trying to take him from me. I’ve got court for custody next week, in Florida. I …