Legal Resources for International Students

The International Students and Scholars office is responsible for assisting with F and J visa cateogies. Please review the following list of reosurces depending on your legal needs:


UW Legal Clinics


Legal clinics located at UW are free to UW students and may be free to others in the community.  Non-UW resources listed on this page might not provide free services. Immigration attorneys can represent clients in any state in the US and ISS will provide contact information for those offices who request to be listed as a resource. UW does not specifically endorse or recommend any non-UW legal office or attorney.


Family and Child Legal Advocacy Clinic

Advocacy Clinic Website

Services include: providing comprehensive legal representation in civil, non-fee-generating cases to people whose income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Potential clients include, but are not limited to, those who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault.  The student attorneys are able to handle a wide variety of cases under the supervision of a licensed attorney/faculty director. The types of cases students handle in the Family and Child Legal Advocacy Clinic include but are not limited to: divorce, child custody, child support, adoptions, guardianships, and guardian ad litem appointments in juvenile and domestic relations cases. Law students are also able to represent children or their parents in child abuse and neglect cases, termination of parental rights, and children in need of supervision actions.

Contact the Clinic:
Faculty Supervisor is Dona Playton


Civil Legal Services Clinic
Contact: Danielle Cover


Defender Aid Clinic
Contact: Lauren McLane


Center for International Human Rights Law and Advocacy
Contact: Jamie Crawford


UW General Counsel

Services include: Immigration services for full-time UW employees and departments on employment based categories of H1B, O-1, TN, and permanent residency.

Contact: Carrie Hesco


Additional Non-UW Law Offices


Wyoming State Bar Association (Not a UW office)

Contact the State Bar to ask for a list of attorneys who provide low-income or pro-bono (free) assistance. These attorneys may or may not have immigration law training. The following is a list of low-income options for legal assistance.

Contact: Brandi Robinson


The Law Office of Travis Helm, LLC (Not a UW office)

The Law Office of Travis Helm, LLC provides effective advocacy to individuals with immigration law issues. Our firm, located in Laramie, Wyoming, is an innovator in online accessibility. This allows us to represent clients from coast to coast, and around the world.  At The Law Office of Travis Helm, LLC, we appreciate that your immigration issues carry an extreme significance.  The outcome of an immigration case can allow a family to stay together, or assure that an employer has enough workers to keep their business running. Law office specializing in family law, removal defense, DACA, asylum, fianc√© visas various humanitarian cases, naturalization, provisional unlawful presence waivers, juvenile services.

Contact: Travis Helm
The Law Office of Travis Helm website
Laramie Office:
121 Grand Avenue
Laramie, WY 82070


Ware Immigration (Not a UW office)

At Ware|Immigration, our immigration lawyers have been helping individuals and organizations obtain their immigration objectives since the firm's founding as David Ware & Associates in 1982. With offices in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge metro areas of Louisiana, as well as in Florida, Mississippi, Seattle, Washington and Centennial, Colorado, we handle only immigration law matters, providing our clients with focused, efficient solutions. Our attorneys combine experience and knowledge with a genuine passion for working in this field and a personal interest in helping our clients obtain their goals. At Ware|Immigration, we handle immigration for individuals and immigration for businesses.

Contact: David Ware
Ware Immigration website
Denver Office:
2305 E Arapahoe Rd 
Suite 100
Centennial, CO 80122 

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