TULAP is now open for the 2017/2018 school year.
TULAP is a legal services program funded by the Tulane University Associated Student Body. We provide free legal advice and low-cost representation to current Tulane University students, staff, and faculty. TULAP also provides free notarial services and information regarding legal rights. Because we are funded by the University, we may only provide representation to current students, staff, and faculty, and cannot represent one member of the Tulane community against another, as that would present a conflict of interest.
Please note that TULAP's services are available ONLY to current Tulane students, faculty, and staff. You MUST provide a Tulane email address to make an appointment.
Civil Clinic - Fridays from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m
Criminal Clinic - Mondays from 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
FOR BAILOUTS AND LOCKUPS, CONTACT
CAROLYN COOPER ON HER CELL PHONE AT (504) 534-5406. If you have an urgent
civil matter and the office is closed, you may contact our retained counsel,
Gregory Nichols, at (504) 585-7336.
LOCATION:University Square (200 Broadway Street, Suite 212, New Orleans, LA 70118), (click for map). The office is accessible via the Tulane Shuttle Service Blue Line.
APPOINTMENTS: CLICK HERE, CALL (504) 865-5515, or EMAIL email@example.com for an appointment. Please also provide the following information:
1) Full Name
2) Daytime phone number (we always respect your privacy - you may request that we do NOT leave a voicemail message.)
3) Good time to return your call
4) Request for civil or criminal clinic
WHAT TO EXPECT:
When clients come in for an appointment, they meet with one of our law student clerks. Law clerks are trained to discuss clients' legal problems, discern important legal issues, and aid the attorneys with legal research and follow-up. Law clerks cannot give any legal advice or opinions. All conversations and case records are kept strictly confidential.
Initial attorney consultations and basic legal advice and assistance are free. The client agrees to reimburse TULAP for any additional expenses he or she authorizes after meeting with the attorney (i.e., postage, copy costs, etc.). Cases involving additional work by the attorney, including court appearances, are subject to attorney's fees at a reduced rate subject to the attorney's discretion, and related expenses.
Mr. Gregory P. Nichols, Retained Civil Counsel
Ms. Carolyn Cooper, Retained Criminal Counsel, Bailouts and Lockups http://www.kingandcooperlaw.com
**For bailouts and lockups please contact Carolyn Cooper at (504) 534-5406 **