WOODBURY SCHOOL TO HOST LEGAL SERVICES COMMUNITY CLINIC
Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business will host the fourth annual legal services clinic on Tuesday Oct. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the UVU library in the Timpanogos room. The clinic offers free legal consultations from attorneys for the community.
Participants meet one-on-one with attorneys and receive personal consultation. Legal volunteers include professionals from a variety of practices including: adoption, family, employment and immigration.
“The clinic offers a very broad spectrum of legal expertize,” said Morgan Fife, attorney for Robinson, Seiler & Anderson, LC. “People that attend are able to receive assistance for all sorts of litigation. We’re able to provide free legal consultation to the community.”
Attorneys from the Central Utah Bar Association volunteer their time to staff the clinic. UVU legal students will assist by organizing and managing the clinic.
“Volunteering at the community clinic is a great learning experience for anyone in the legal program,” said Kimberly Williamson, UVU student. “Its really practical learning. There is a sense of accomplishment in seeing the community benefit from our efforts.”
The clinic is sponsored by the Utah State Bar Association, Utah Community Credit Union, Golden Events Management, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Sweet Tooth Fairy Gourmet Bake Shop, Woodbury School of Business, Legal Studies Department, UVU Center for the Study of Ethics.