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The Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee provides free legal assistance to needy Milwaukee County residents. If you have questions or would like to consult with an attorney please follow our get help guide. Note all Court Appointed Services are assigned by a judge.  Legal Aid is not permitted to take clients for these services without a judicial appointment.

Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
Downtown Office
728 N. James Lovell Street Third Floor North Suite
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Hours: MonFri, 8:00 AM–4:30 PM

Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
Children’s Court Office
10201 Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
  • Tel: (414) 257-7159
  • Fax: (414) 257-7742

Hours: MonFri, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM

General Contacts

Contact Type
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General Information moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@noi1571579436tseuq1571579436
Student Internships moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@pih1571579436snret1571579436ni1571579436
Volunteer Opportunities moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@sre1571579436etnul1571579436ov1571579436

Hotlines

Contact Type Phone
Low-Income Tax Clinic (888) 565-8135

Administration

Name Job Title Phone
Christina Cooper Human Resources Manager (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@rep1571579436oocc1571579436
Colleen Foley Executive Director (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@yel1571579436ofc1571579436
Norma Guerra Receptionist (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@noi1571579436tpece1571579436r1571579436
Brian J. Kemper Office Manager (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@rep1571579436mekb1571579436

Civil Division

Name Job Title Phone
Karen Bauer Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@reu1571579436abk1571579436
Andrew Yamanaka Belter LITC Director & QTE (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@ret1571579436leba1571579436
Marisol González Castillo Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@zel1571579436aznog1571579436m1571579436
Joseph Riepenhoff Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@ffo1571579436hnepe1571579436irj1571579436
Yu Ha Kim Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@mik1571579436y1571579436
Pete Koneazny Litigation Director (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@ynz1571579436aenok1571579436p1571579436
Pedro Hernandez Community Redevelopment Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@zed1571579436nanre1571579436hp1571579436
Nicole Penegor Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@rog1571579436enepn1571579436
Riad El-Azem Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@mez1571579436a-ler1571579436
Nicholas Toman Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@nam1571579436otn1571579436
Tony Schmitz Paralegal (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@zti1571579436mhcst1571579436
Aisha Ware Legal Assistant (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@era1571579436wa1571579436

Family Court

Name Job Title Phone
Amber Raffeet August Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@tee1571579436ffara1571579436
Marco R. Bichanich Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@hci1571579436nahci1571579436bm1571579436
Carmen Ortiz Chief Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@zit1571579436roc1571579436
Amy Sanchez Assessment Professional (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@zeh1571579436cnasa1571579436
Shannon Strombom Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@mob1571579436morts1571579436s1571579436
Mirian Velazquez Legal Assistant (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@zeu1571579436qzale1571579436vm1571579436
Julie Whitney Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@yen1571579436tihwj1571579436

Mental Health Law

Name Job Title Phone
Diana Pitkaranta GAIN Project Coordinator (414) 727-5300 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@atn1571579436arakt1571579436ipd1571579436

Children's Court

Name Job Title Phone
Anne Marie Abell Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@lle1571579436baa1571579436
Andrew Boden Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@ned1571579436oba1571579436
Lisa Bennett Legal Assistant (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@tte1571579436nnebl1571579436
Julie Rozek-Brady Social Worker (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@yda1571579436rbkez1571579436orj1571579436
Peter Bruce Volunteer Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.s1571579436yenro1571579436ttakd1571579436@ecur1571579436bp1571579436
Kelsey Burazin Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@niz1571579436arubk1571579436
Dainey M Thomas Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@sam1571579436ohtd1571579436
Deb Fohr Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@rho1571579436fd1571579436
Yolanda Gauna Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@anu1571579436agy1571579436
Donna Hibbler Assessment Professional (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@rel1571579436bbihd1571579436
Julian B Lacera Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@are1571579436calj1571579436
David Kachelski Social Worker (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@iks1571579436lehca1571579436kd1571579436
Donna Lee Assessment Professional (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@eel1571579436d1571579436
Yeol-Hee Lee Legal Clerk (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@eel1571579436y1571579436
Linnea Matthiesen Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@nes1571579436eihtt1571579436aml1571579436
Sue Mouthey Office Manager (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@yeh1571579436tuoms1571579436
Patrick J Leo Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@oel1571579436p1571579436
Courtney Roelandts Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@std1571579436naleo1571579436rc1571579436
Kathy Teague Assessment Professional (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@eug1571579436aetk1571579436
Deanna Weiss Chief Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@ssi1571579436ewd1571579436
Marcy Wichman Social Worker (414) 257-7159 moc.e1571579436ekuaw1571579436limsa1571579436l@nam1571579436hciwm1571579436

Important Notice

The mere act of contacting the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Before being accepted as a client you must complete our intake process so that we can: (1) assess your financial eligibility, (2) determine this is a case Legal Aid can handle, and (3) ensure that your case does not pose a conflict of interest with past or present clients. Read our Get Help guide to get started.