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Lawyer in the Library

Need legal advice? A licensed attorney will be available for free 20-minute sessions. They will assist you with legal coaching, document review, e-filing, and referrals. Please bring paperwork that relates to your legal matter. Register for your free session at the Marion Carnegie Library Main Floor circulation desk.

  • You are not eligible to participate if you are currently represented by an attorney.
  • There is a maximum of one session per person, every 2 months. You are not eligible to register in 2 consecutive months.
  • You must be a resident of the Illinois First Judicial Circuit. The First Judicial Circuit is comprised of the following counties:
    • Alexander
    • Jackson
    • Johnson
    • Massac
    • Pope
    • Pulaski
    • Saline
    • Union
    • Williamson

Sponsored by: Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator Grant through Access to Justice Division, AOIC Brenda Sprague, Coordinator Office of the Chief Judge, First Judicial Circuit

If you are not a resident of one of the above-mentioned counties, take a look at the following websites for self-help.

Note: no legal advice is given via these websites. They provide only information.