Lawyers In The Library

Table bronze statue of blindfolded woman holding the scales of justice with law books in the background.

Lawyers in the Library is held on the 3rd Floor in Room 392 at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library.   Lawyers will be on winter break from December 24, 2018- January 21, 2019. 

Lawyers will resume January 28, 2019 and run through May 20, 2019 for spring session. Lawyers will then resume in the fall after summer break.

The program starts at 6:00 PM and runs until 8:00 PM. The library is located on the corner of Fourth Street and East San Fernando Street, in downtown San José.

The address is 150 East San Fernando Street, San José, CA 95112.

How to Make an Appointment

To make an appointment for a free, 20-minute legal consultation, you must call 408-808-2382 on Monday mornings, starting at 10:00 AM, for an appointment that same evening. Once the appointments slots are full, no further calls can be taken.

Your phone reservation guarantees you an appointment with a lawyer, but only if you are on time. If you are not on time, we cannot hold your appointment and will have to move on to the next client.


The library is closed on all major holidays. There will be no appointments on the following holidays in 2019:

  • Monday, January 21
  • Monday, February 18
  • Monday, April 1
  • Monday, May 27
  • Monday, September 2
  • Monday, October 14
  • Monday, November 11
  • Monday, December 30

Who Are the Lawyers?

Attorneys from the Pro Bono Project have generously donated their time to make Lawyers in the Library happen.

Here are other Options for Legal Assistance.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Room & Floor: Room 392, 3rd floor

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