Event Title

Eviction Defense Project

Presenter Information

Mollie Lund

Mentor 1

Tina Freiburger

Location

Union Wisconsin Room

Start Date

27-4-2018 1:00 PM

Description

There are approximately 13,000 eviction cases in Milwaukee County each year and less than 1 percent of individuals being evicted have legal representation. Legal Action of Wisconsin has created the Eviction Defense Project to connect individuals being evicted in Milwaukee County with pro bono legal representation. This presentation will contain the preliminary results of the evaluation of the Eviction Defense Project. This will include information from client surveys as well as qualitative interviews with clients, court staff, and program staff and volunteers. Results indicate that clients are satisfied with the services they receive and believe their court outcomes were better because they received assistance from the Eviction Defense Project.

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Apr 27th, 1:00 PM

Eviction Defense Project

Union Wisconsin Room

There are approximately 13,000 eviction cases in Milwaukee County each year and less than 1 percent of individuals being evicted have legal representation. Legal Action of Wisconsin has created the Eviction Defense Project to connect individuals being evicted in Milwaukee County with pro bono legal representation. This presentation will contain the preliminary results of the evaluation of the Eviction Defense Project. This will include information from client surveys as well as qualitative interviews with clients, court staff, and program staff and volunteers. Results indicate that clients are satisfied with the services they receive and believe their court outcomes were better because they received assistance from the Eviction Defense Project.