Student Legal Services

Our Hours Opening at 8:00am.
Call us (940) 565-2614

Our Mission

Student Legal Services provides UNT students with legal advice, assistance, representation and education. Our goals are to enable students to focus on their education and stay in school despite any number of legal obstacles. The services of this office are 100% free to enrolled students. Anyone interested in meeting with a lawyer should contact our office at 940.565.2614 to schedule an appointment with the attorney.

Attorney Keisha Ware


1155 Union Circle #305058
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Phone: (940) 565-2614
Fax: (940) 369-7251 
TTY: (940) 369-8652


The fastest way to meet with the attorney is to come to our Open Legal Clinic on Wednesdays. Open Legal Clinic hours are from 8:30 am-12:00 pm, and then from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm every Wednesday. No need to schedule - just stop by!

Upcoming Cancelations and Modifications:

  • Wednesday, August 17th: The morning segment of legal clinic will be canceled. Clinic will resume at 12pm and continue until 3:30pm.

If you cannot make it to the open legal clinic due to class or work, an appointment can be scheduled instead. Please note that the wait for non-open legal clinic appointments can sometimes be a week or longer. Please call the office at 940.565.2614 if you wish to schedule an appointment. Please note that if you are 10 minutes or more late to your appointment, you will be required to reschedule your appointment for a later date.

If you need immediate assistance, we suggest contacting the Lawyer Referral Information Service for the State Bar of Texas. Through this service, you can receive a 30 minute consultation for just $20.00. If you and the attorney agree to keep working after the first 30 minutes, their rates will apply. You can reach this service by calling 800.252.9690 or you can get a referral online by visiting


Forms to Start With

Self-Help Packets

Below are links to fillable self-help packets created by UNT Student Legal Services to empower you in resolving certain legal situations. Each packet has instructions and forms that can be filled out in Adobe PDF format, then printed and filed with the court or the appropriate agencies. While these forms are meant to aid you in resolving your own issue, we encourage you to make an appointment with the attorney in our office before proceeding.


This web page has been prepared for use by University of North Texas students only. These downloadable forms and explanations have been provided as a convenience for students and do not constitute legal advice. Before using these sample letters or forms, it is highly recommended that you visit Student Legal Services (The Union, Room 411) for more complete information contained in our free pamphlets. In addition, students with legal dilemmas are encouraged to schedule an appointment with our licensed Texas attorney who can provide appropriate legal advice.

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