What We Do

The mission of LIFT Dane is to provide efficient, technology driven legal assistance to clear civil legal barriers to economic prosperity for Dane County families, to transform legal and court systems to prevent economic drags, and to contribute to national reform movements to improve access to civil legal justice.



Are Driver’s License Problems Keeping you Off the Road?
Get Free Legal Help with Your Wisconsin Driver’s License

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Interested in attending the next Driver's License clinic?
March 2020 - Date & Location to be determined

LIFT Dane will be available to assist people with reinstating or obtaining their Wisconsin driver’s licenses. Participants will meet one-on-one with LIFT Dane’s volunteer attorneys to receive help with driver’s license-related issues like:

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To be notified for the next LIFT Dane Pop-up Legal Clinic, please contact:
Fred Lauing, LIFT Dane Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
1-608-242-4563 ~ flauing@liftdane.org


Who we are

Capitalizing on over 100 years of combined experience of our partner organizations, LIFT Dane is a collaboration between the Economic Justice Institute, Inc., Legal Action of Wisconsin, the UW Law School’s civil legal clinics, the Center for Patient Partnerships, and the Employment And Training Association (EATA) of Dane County.

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Community Support

We are so grateful for the continuing support from our community and partners like Schmidt Futures. Every donation brings us closer to achieving our goals for civil legal justice. If you'd like to join our growing list of supporters, please donate today.


Featured Blog Posts

Happy New Year From the LIFT Dane team!
As always, we appreciate your support of LIFT Dane as we work towards a more healthy and vibrant Dane County community.
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Milwaukee Business Journal Names LIFT Dane as a Startup to Watch in 2020!
LIFT Dane has been selected as one of 20 Wisconsin startups to watch in 2020 by Wisconsin Inno, a sister firm to the Milwaukee Business Journal.
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What LIFT Dane is Reading (And listening to!) - December 2019
In its newest episode, OFF-KILTER, the podcast from Center for American Progress, interviewed legal aid funding advocates Karen Lash and Maha Jweied to discuss how deeply connected civil justice is to solving everyday problems Americans face, like health care and housing.
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