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Free legal help offered around Alaska for MLK Day


Attorneys across Alaska will answer legal questions for free Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, according to the Alaska Bar Association.

The clinics are for low-income people with civil legal needs ranging from family, landlord-tenant and public benefits questions, the bar association wrote.

During the last 11 years, the annual event has helped 3,560 clients, the association said. The 1,365 volunteers donated more than 6,000 hours.

Clinics are offered at:

  • Anchorage: Mountain View Boys and Girls Club, 315 Price St., from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Fairbanks: JP Jones Community Development Center, 2400 Rickert St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Juneau: Dimond Courthouse, 123 Fourth St., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the Alaska Legal Services Jordan Creek Center, 8800 Glacier Highway, from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Wasilla: 777 N. Crusey St. from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tess Williams

Tess Williams is a reporter for the Anchorage Daily News, focusing on breaking news. Before joining the ADN in 2019, she was a reporter for the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota and previously helped cover the Nebraska Legislature for The Associated Press. Contact her at