The Undergraduate Legal Aid Office is a free service available to currently-enrolled full-time University of Maryland undergraduates. Please bring your University ID when you visit the office so we can verify your status. Students without a University ID cannot be helped.
What to Expect
Upon entering the Undergraduate Legal Aid Office, clients are greeted by a student intern. The intern will compile an intake report, which details the facts of the case and any questions for the staff attorney. Everything said in the office to either student interns or office staff is confidential.
Next, the intern will meet with the attorney to brief him on the facts of the case. They will then bring the client into the meeting with the attorney. Together, the client, intern and attorney will discuss the situation, and the attorney will provide his advice, including attorney referrals if applicable.
The office can only assist clients who do not have a conflict with other undergraduate students. Because the office serves all undergraduates, such a situation would create a conflict of interest. If you believe a conflict of interest may be an issue, consult with the office: If we can't provide legal advice, we may be able to refer you to another service.
Student Legal Aid Office
3125 South Campus Dining Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
REGULAR SCHOOL YEAR HOURS
Student Defenders are available to provide assistance for university charges 10-4 Monday through Friday.
For Legal Help:
*Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and *Friday: 10:00-5:00
Appointments are available on Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00
*Note: The attorney is not always available, so please call before you visit.
WINTER AND SUMMER HOURS
The office is generally open M-F 10-4, but please call prior to visiting.