Lakeshore Legal Aid (MI)

Not-for-profit law firm providing a range of free civil legal services to people who are low income and seniors in 13 locations across Southeast Michigan.
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Primary geographic focus: Michigan
Organization type(s): Provider
Lists: LSC


News Story

Legal help for needy in demand in Metro Detroit

Oralandar Brand-Williams
Detroit News
October 9, 2017
From assisting parents in custody disputes to helping low-income homeowners stave off foreclosure, area law clinics are ramping up their efforts to assist Metro Detroiters who can’t afford attorneys as demand increases.


A pathway for Detroit tenants to enforce their rights

Linda Jordan, Marie DeFer
Detroit News
October 10, 2018
Renters in Detroit, especially low-income renters, struggle to find safe and affordable housing. This is in large part because landlords have failed to hold up their end of the bargain and have allowed their properties to fall into a state of disrepair.

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Legal groups propose help for Detroit tenants facing eviction

Christine MacDonald
Detroit News
February 21, 2019
Poor renters in Detroit would be guaranteed legal help to fight evictions under a proposal being pitched by an influential group of lawyers and business leaders next month.


Downriver law firm offers free civil legal services to low-income and elderly clients

Keith Salowich
News-Herald (Detroit)
March 4, 2019
Nonprofit Lakeshore Legal Aid has resources for vulnerable sects of the community

News Story

Group wants renters to have lawyers in eviction cases

Christine MacDonald
Detroit News
March 12, 2019
A group of lawyers and business leaders, along with renters like Fite, gathered Tuesday for a one-day conference called "Detroit Eviction Right To Counsel Summit" to push a proposal to guarantee a lawyer for all poor renters facing eviction in Detroit.

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