Hampden County Bar Association Serving Lawyers, the Justice System and the Public
Hampden County Bar Association
P.O. Box 559 ยท 50 State Street
Springfield, MA 01102-0559
P: (413) 732-4660
F: (413) 732-6882
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The Hampden County Legal Clinic (HCLC) is a public service of the Hampden County Bar Association. The Hampden County Legal Clinic is a program which facilitates access to justice for residents with low or no income in the Greater Springfield area. If you have an issue regarding a landlord/tenant, civil district court or probate and family matter, you can contact the Hampden County Legal Clinic. The Hampden County Bar Association’s Legal Clinic is sponsored by MassMutual Financial Group and works in conjunction with the Western New England College School of Law’s Housing Clinic, Women’s Bar Foundation, MassMutual Corporate Law Department and Community Legal Aid.

Programs

  • Housing Court Lawyer for a Day

    Housing Court Lawyer for a Day provides income-eligible landlords and tenants at the time of their court case with free legal assistance in Housing Court on Thursdays mornings, which is Summary Process/Eviction day. The Lawyer for the Day may advocate for the clients through mediation with a court specialist, assist litigants with court forms, and litigate before the Judge if necessary. To inquire if volunteers are available, you can report to the resource room on the second floor of Western Division Housing Court on the specific Thursday when your case is scheduled. To inquire as to when the volunteers are available, you can contact the HCLC.

  • Monday Landlord/Tenant Clinic

    Monday Landlord/Tenant Clinic provides pro se landlords/tenants an opportunity to get legal advice and assistance with forms for matters involving housing issues. There is no court representation associated with this program and volunteers are here in an advisory capacity only. The clinic operates one Monday per month, depending on volunteer availability. To find out when the next volunteer will be available, you can contact the HCLC.

  • District Court Lawyer for a Day

    District Court Lawyer for a Day provides assistance to litigants with civil District Court cases by providing guidance and advice, locating self-help resources and identifying the issues they may be facing. The program operates most on Wednesdays from 1-4 and Thursdays from 9-4 in the Hampden County Hall of Justice.  Program hours are subject to change based on volunteer availability. There is no court representation associated with this program and volunteers are here in an advisory capacity only. The types of issues covered in this program are small claims, supplementary process, summary process/eviction, civil motor vehicle infraction, civil harassment, criminal/application for show cause and all other general civil questions. Volunteers do problem-solving, guide the consumers with forms and provide legal advice on civil issues. To inquire as to when the volunteers are available, you can contact the HCLC.

  • Probate Court Lawyer for a Day

    Probate Court Lawyer for a Day provides limited legal advice and assistance with forms primarily related to divorce and child custody and support matters. Volunteers are scheduled based on their availability. To inquire as to when the volunteers are available, you can contact the HCLC.

For more information regarding this clinic or to see if you qualify for these services, you can contact the Hampden County Legal Clinic at (413) 733-6500 or by email.

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