Veterans Law Institute - Pro Bono Service Initiatives
The Veterans Law Institute helps eligible military members, veterans, and immediate family members find free legal assistance for civil legal problems in the Tampa Bay area.
Legal Help for Military Members and Veterans
To qualify for help, you must:
- Be a member of the military, a veteran, or an immediate family member
- Have a civil legal issue in the Tampa Bay, Florida area (Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota)
- Meet income eligibility guidelines
The Veterans Law Institute can also offer referrals and resources for legal issues not in the Tampa Bay area.
Do you qualify? If so, please complete this form:
For assistance, please call 727-562-7333.
Note: The Veterans Law Institute is unable to accept walk-ins. All applications for assistance must be made in writing. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified whether the Veterans Law Institute can help you find a volunteer attorney.
Would you like to help military members and veterans?
If you would like to volunteer to represent a military member or veteran, please complete the Pro Bono Attorney Application. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stetson Law students may offer pro bono service to the Veterans Law Institute. For more information, please email email@example.com.
If you would like to volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Disclaimer: We help find free legal counsel for military members, veterans, and their immediate families. Stetson University; Stetson University College of Law; the Veterans Law Institute; other departments of Stetson University or Stetson University College of Law; Stetson employees in their role as a Stetson employee; contractors; and students do not provide direct representation. The Veterans Law Institute attempts to find attorneys who are willing to volunteer their time to help military personnel, veterans, and their immediate families.
Stetson is a Yellow-Ribbon Program Participating University.
Up to 15 Stetson Law student veterans can qualify to receive $5,000 each. » Learn More