Our Mission

The Economic Justice Institute is home to UW Law School’s civil, anti-poverty clinical programs.

At EJI, our mission is to provide students with a significant learning experience in which they develop into skilled legal professionals and engaged public citizens. Read more about the ways each of our clinics accomplish this mission while providing services to people in need.

Law students gain hands-on legal experience

  • Work on wide-ranging set of cases and problems
  • Help real clients under supervision of skilled attorneys
  • Learn how the law affects social issues

Learn more about the Clinical Programs »

Neighborhood clinic students and professor in court

Looking for legal assistance?

To contact any of our clinics for assistance call 608-890-0678 or email eji@law.wisc.edu. Se habla español.

If you require assistance that is not covered by any of the clinics at EJI, please reach out to the Wisconsin State Law Library or review the Directory of Self-Help Legal Resources (PDF) from the Wisconsin Court System's Self-help law center.

Are you in need of a legal tune up? Learn more about services provided by LIFT Wisconsin.

State Capitol Rotunda

Stay connected

Please note that the UW Law School's clinical center, EJI, is not part of the private, non-profit organization with a similar name: the Economic Justice Institute, Incorporated. 

UW Law School

Support EJI

Lock Icon