JC Legal Resources Center, INC (JC-LRC, INC) was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to develop civic educational curriculum, conduct training, conduct research, and promote the legal interest of African American communities in the Central City of Milwaukee. JC-LRC, INC relies on donations and contributions from the public, law firms, corporations, government, and other charities. JC-LRC, INC is always looking to partner with corporations, governments, and individuals who are interested in joining our mission.
To promote civic education, advocacy and entrepreneurship through low-bono legal services assistance.
The objectives for the first three years of operation include:
To create a service-based organization to listen, learn, and advocate for an enhanced quality of life through the mitigation of legal obstacles and interference affecting the citizens of the 53206 zip code.
To serve the Central City of Milwaukee community (zip code 53206) with legal advocacy for the equitable enforcement of law and policy for societal members who could not otherwise afford representation.
To increase donations by 10% per year.
To improve the quality of life for the target population by 35%.
Angel McKenzie, JD-Advisory
Angela is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, and has expertise in workers compensation. She has been an Administrative Law Judge for the State of Wisconsin and was previously a Municipal Court Commissioner for the City of Milwaukee and a Senior Associate at the law firm of Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C. McKenzie is the Secretary of Friends of Housing and is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association and the Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys.
Celia Jackson, JD - Advisory
Celia is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School ('80), and has been in private practice and served as a Milwaukee County ADA, assistant dean at Marquette University Law School, and Secretary of the Department of Regulation and Licensing in the Gov. Doyle administration. She is currently retired.
N. Lynnette McNeely, JD - Director/Coordinator
N. Lynnette is a graduate of Marquette Law School ('02), and has been in private practice. Lynnette served as a chair of the Personnel Committee for for the Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation (WisTAF); chair the Diversity Outreach Committee of the State Bar of Wisconsin; district governor with the State Bar Board of Governors; and, president of the Wisconsin Association of African American Lawyers. She also serves on the board for the Waukesha NAACP and the Environmental Justice Taskforce for the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC).