Student Press Law Center Legal Hotline

Request a free telephone consultation with a Student Press Law Center lawyer

If you are a student journalist or working with student media, you can click below to book up to a 30-minute telephone appointment with SPLC Senior Legal Counsel Mike Hiestand (Tuesday - Friday) or SPLC staff attorney Sommer Ingram Dean (Mondays) to discuss a media law-related issue. Appointments must be scheduled at least 16 hours in advance. (Be sure to scroll down for later appointment slots.)

If your situation is more urgent, please contact the SPLC directly at (202) 785-5450. The Center is open during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, Eastern Time.

Alternatively, you can submit an email to the SPLC on our Web site at: