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Ottawa County Legal Self-Help Center

Want to Volunteer?

The 20th Circuit Court's Legal Self-Help Center is in the new Ottawa County Courthouse, 414 Washington, Grand Haven is looking for volunteers to work one-on-one with patrons who, for whatever reason, choose to represent themselves in court. The objective is to "Help People Help Themselves." It is an excellent opportunity for students in the following disciplines.

  1. Law School
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. A Paralegal Program
  4. Social Work
OR, those who are:
  1. Paralegals
  2. Active/Retired Attorneys
  3. Anyone Committed to Helping Others Help Themselves

Volunteers must be willing to commit to a minimum of four hours per week for a minimum of six months following the training.

To apply, please complete an application online or send a resume or letter of interest to:

Kristie Keltie
Legal Self-Help Center
414 Washington St.
Rm. 220
Grand Haven, MI 49417

The Legal Self-Help Center is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Zenko Family Field of Interest Fund and the Marion A. and Ruth K. Sherwood Family Fund of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.