Legal Clinic


The Muslim Community Association Legal Clinic was established in May 2005 through a partnership with the Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley’s “Lawyers in the Library” program. This is the first clinic of its kind ever established in the Muslim American community. 

The legal clinic continues to provide free 20-minute consultation sessions with attorneys on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Approximately 25 attorneys volunteer at the clinic on a rotating basis.


"Lawyers in the Library": Free Consultations

The Muslim Community Association Legal Clinic provides free 20-minute legal consultation sessions to all Bay Area residents who need legal advice. This service is provided in collaboration with the Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley’s “Lawyers in the Library” program.

We have over 20 volunteer attorneys that have expertise in areas such as immigration, business, family/divorce, court appearances/litigation, employment, landlord-tenant, small claims, personal injury, consumer law/bankruptcy/debt, civil rights, and wills/estates/trusts.

Legal Clinic will be closed from June 4th to July 2nd during the month of Ramadan and will re open on July 16th.

To schedule an appointment with the Legal Clinic, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

To provide any feedback or comment about our Legal Clinic, click here to download form.

Other Services

The MCA Legal Clinic has a legal reference center that includes self-help books, binders, CD-ROMs, brochures, and flyers on a variety of legal topics. The clinic also provides a referral sheet of legal organizations and attorneys. Feel free to stop by our office.

The MCA Legal Clinic regularly holds free legal workshops for the community on a variety of common legal issues. Please check the activities calendar to find out about upcoming workshops.



Leaving a Legacy

A Workshop on Preparing Islamic Will

featuring Ahmed Shaikh

Friday Sep 21, 2012

Introduction Video 

Full WorkshopSaturday Sep 22, 2012

Workshop Video Part 1

Workshop Video Part 2

Workshop VIdeo Part 3

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