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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.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@noi1576438474tseuq1576438474
Student Internships moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@pih1576438474snret1576438474ni1576438474
Volunteer Opportunities moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@sre1576438474etnul1576438474ov1576438474

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.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@rep1576438474oocc1576438474
Colleen Foley Executive Director (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@yel1576438474ofc1576438474
Norma Guerra Receptionist (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@noi1576438474tpece1576438474r1576438474
Brian J. Kemper Office Manager (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@rep1576438474mekb1576438474

Civil Division

Name Job Title Phone
Karen Bauer Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@reu1576438474abk1576438474
Andrew Yamanaka Belter LITC Director & QTE (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@ret1576438474leba1576438474
Marisol González Castillo Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@zel1576438474aznog1576438474m1576438474
Joseph Riepenhoff Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@ffo1576438474hnepe1576438474irj1576438474
Yu Ha Kim Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@mik1576438474y1576438474
Pete Koneazny Litigation Director (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@ynz1576438474aenok1576438474p1576438474
Pedro Hernandez Community Redevelopment Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@zed1576438474nanre1576438474hp1576438474
Nicole Penegor Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@rog1576438474enepn1576438474
Riad El-Azem Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@mez1576438474a-ler1576438474
Nicholas Toman Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@nam1576438474otn1576438474
Tony Schmitz Paralegal (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@zti1576438474mhcst1576438474
Aisha Ware Legal Assistant (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@era1576438474wa1576438474

Family Court

Name Job Title Phone
Amber Raffeet August Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@tee1576438474ffara1576438474
Marco R. Bichanich Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@hci1576438474nahci1576438474bm1576438474
Carmen Ortiz Chief Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@zit1576438474roc1576438474
Amy Sanchez Assessment Professional (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@zeh1576438474cnasa1576438474
Shannon Strombom Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@mob1576438474morts1576438474s1576438474
Mirian Velazquez Legal Assistant (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@zeu1576438474qzale1576438474vm1576438474
Julie Whitney Staff Attorney (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@yen1576438474tihwj1576438474

Mental Health Law

Name Job Title Phone
Diana Pitkaranta GAIN Project Coordinator (414) 727-5300 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@atn1576438474arakt1576438474ipd1576438474

Children's Court

Name Job Title Phone
Anne Marie Abell Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@lle1576438474baa1576438474
Andrew Boden Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@ned1576438474oba1576438474
Lisa Bennett Legal Assistant (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@tte1576438474nnebl1576438474
Julie Rozek-Brady Social Worker (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@yda1576438474rbkez1576438474orj1576438474
Peter Bruce Volunteer Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.s1576438474yenro1576438474ttakd1576438474@ecur1576438474bp1576438474
Kelsey Burazin Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@niz1576438474arubk1576438474
Dainey M Thomas Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@sam1576438474ohtd1576438474
Deb Fohr Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@rho1576438474fd1576438474
Yolanda Gauna Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@anu1576438474agy1576438474
Donna Hibbler Assessment Professional (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@rel1576438474bbihd1576438474
Julian B Lacera Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@are1576438474calj1576438474
David Kachelski Social Worker (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@iks1576438474lehca1576438474kd1576438474
Donna Lee Assessment Professional (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@eel1576438474d1576438474
Yeol-Hee Lee Legal Clerk (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@eel1576438474y1576438474
Linnea Matthiesen Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@nes1576438474eihtt1576438474aml1576438474
Sue Mouthey Office Manager (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@yeh1576438474tuoms1576438474
Patrick J Leo Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@oel1576438474p1576438474
Courtney Roelandts Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@std1576438474naleo1576438474rc1576438474
Kathy Teague Assessment Professional (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@eug1576438474aetk1576438474
Deanna Weiss Chief Staff Attorney (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@ssi1576438474ewd1576438474
Marcy Wichman Social Worker (414) 257-7159 moc.e1576438474ekuaw1576438474limsa1576438474l@nam1576438474hciwm1576438474

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.