Student Legal Services


Eligibility Requirements

  • Pay a small fee for the semester (see current rates on the Additional Charges and Fees webpage)
  • Be a current student at Wright State University
  • You must be a Wright State student currently attending the Dayton campus to be eligible for services. Services are available during the academic semester in which the participation fee has been paid. Services are not eligible for the Lake Campus.
  • If you OPT-OUT of the SLS Coverage, you will be ineligible for the legal services the entire semester. You will NOT be allowed to enroll in the service until the next semester begins, no exception, even if a legal issue later arises.

Student Legal Services provides affordable legal representation to the student body at Wright State University. Student Legal Services provides the following services:


Student Legal Services, Inc. attorneys are available five days a week to discuss legal issues with you. Our attorneys offer professional advice and consultation in a wide variety of areas of law, particularly student-related matters. Readily available legal advice may help solve your legal problem before it becomes a complicated burden. 


In misdemeanor cases, our attorneys will defend you in any municipal court located in Montgomery and Greene Counties. Our attorneys may represent you in misdemeanor cases in Clark, Miami, and Warren Counties at their discretion. 

Your participation in Wright State University’s Student Legal Services Program may entitle you to representation by a Student Legal Services Attorney at Ohio State University, Ohio University, Kent State University, Bowling Green State University, and the University of Toledo in courts surrounding those areas, at their discretion for no additional charge.

DID YOU KNOW that there are SLS offices all over the country, with fully staffed attorneys from other universities that are available to provide Student Legal Services's attorneys at Wright State with advice! Please visit SLS's Nation website for more information.


As a non-profit educational corporation, Student Legal Services, Inc. strives for a legally educated and more aware student community. To this end, our attorneys conduct various lectures, workshops, and seminars each year. Moreover, a variety of publications are available in the Student Legal Services, Inc. office to aid you in your understanding of the law. By informing you of your rights and responsibilities as a citizen, these programs help you avoid legal problems. Preventing legal problems through education remains our primary goal.


We provide a multitude of resources to help guide you along the way.