The General Counsel represents the institution and does not provide personal legal advice to employees or students.  NMU faculty, staff and student should explore the following options for personal legal counseling.

  • Legal Services of Northern Michigan
    112 W. Washington Street
    Marquette, MI  49855
    (906) 228-5620
    Provides a full range of legal services in most areas of civil law for people who meet Federal poverty guidelines or are 60 years of age or older.
  • Women’s Center
    1310 S. Front Street
    Marquette, MI  49855
    Phone: (906)225-1346
    Fax: (906)225-1370
    Hotline: (906)226-6611
    The women’s center serves victims of domestic and sexual violence that include, adults, teens and children in Marquette and Alger County.  The center provides
    24 hour crisis line 906-226-6611 or 1-800-455-6611; emergency shelter (Harbor House); support groups; individual counseling; therapy; court advocacy; legal, medical, financial, and housing referrals; and education and information.
  • Statewide Lawyer Referral Service
    Michigan State Bar Association
    306 Townsend Street
    Lansing, Michigan
    Hours: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday
    Services: Recommends attorneys with whom to discuss legal problems.
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Fee: If a consultation results from referral, there will be a $10.00 fee for the first 30 minutes, and then agreement with attorney.