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Welcome to Legal Services for Students!


Legal Services for Students provides free legal advice to currently enrolled UT Austin students.

We provide consultations on legal issues such as:

  • Landlord/Tenant and Renting
  • Criminal Charges
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Consumer Issues
  • Car Wrecks
  • Employment Law
  • Powers of Attorney and other related documents

There are some things we do not provide consultations on. See our excluded services.

Excluded Services

  • Advising on the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. "Obamacare")
  • Auto Repairs
  • Complex wills/wills involving property over $1,000,000
  • Disputes against any of the University of Texas units or entities
  • Disputes between currently enrolled UT Austin students
  • Immigration matters
  • Legal questions pertaining to a matter that is not yours
  • LSS cannot advise you on criminal matters similar to, or the same as, a matter which LSS previously has advised you.
  • Malpractice
  • Non-profit/501c3 and all other tax questions
  • Patent law
  • Real estate documents
  • Student-owned business related matters
  • When the student is the landlord

Consultations are by appointment only

Schedule an appointment

We are available for consultations during the following hours:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

For matters not related to consultations, our office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.