Finding Legal Help
Do you need a lawyer?
The Jeanne A. Carpenter Epilepsy Legal Defense Fund wants to help you find a lawyer with experience handling discrimination issues. The Epilepsy Foundation does not provide direct legal advice or represent you in a legal case. Instead, we will try to connect you with a lawyer who is willing to help with your legal concern.
- Our referral lawyers agree to provide an initial consult and services, up to three hours at no cost to you.
- If you need help beyond three hours, you will need to discuss terms and any fees directly with the lawyer.
- Some lawyers may agree to continue helping you free of charge, on a contingency basis, or on a reduced fee scale.
Despite our best efforts, it is sometimes difficult to find a lawyer willing to provide this level of free services. However, we will try our best to make appropriate referrals.
"Thank you so much, I really appreciate you reaching out. I will let you know what happens. - J.P., consumer"
How do I apply for a lawyer referral?
- Determine whether your legal concern falls within the Fund’s priorities. Email email@example.com.
- Complete the online application for a referral.
- Give a clear summary of your legal concern.
- Allow 5 to 7 business days for your application to be processed.
If you do not have access to a computer, call 1-800-EFA-1000 (800-332-1000) and select option #2.
To protect your privacy, no applications will be accepted by facsimile.
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