The MetLife Group Legal Services Plan provides employees and their families with access to a network of participating attorneys who can provide a wide range of professional legal services. The monthly premium is $15, include a variety of MetLaw Solutions by Generation. Plan attorneys have met stringent selection criteria, and have an average of 16+ years of legal experience. Assistance includes:
- Consultation on the telephone
- In-person consultation
- Document preparation
- Representation in many frequently necessary legal matters
MetLife Legal Plan coverage also includes LifeStages Identity Management Services. This benefit includes a variety of proactive fraud identification and prevention services designed to provide piece of mind if you are ever faced with identity theft issues.
Check out MetLife Group Legal Services (MetLaw) Plan Highlights, or review MetLife Legal Plan Detailed Information or the LUC Benefits Booklet, located in the Resources section (upper right), for more details.
Plan attorneys are generally available to meet with you on weekdays, evenings, and Saturdays. Please see the LUC Benefits Booklet, located in the Resources section (upper right), for additional information
There are limitations to this plan. Covered legal services do not include representation in litigation matters
Certain areas are not covered by the plan, and there is no obligation to provide legal service benefits in any matter deemed frivolous, harassing, or in contravention of the rules of ethical conduct by governing attorneys
More information and a listing of available attorneys can be found at www.legalplans.com.
- If you are not presently enrolled in the plan or are thinking about enrolling, click the Learn More button under Thinking about Enrolling. At the next screen, enter the access code GETLAW
- If you are already a member, please click on "Member Login" and follow the instructions to log in. You can also call 800.821.6400, 7 a.m.–7 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday to speak with a representative
Employees have the flexibility to use a non-plan attorney and be reimbursed for the covered services according to a set fee schedule. If employees use a non-plan attorney, they are responsible for paying the difference between the plan payment and the out-of-network attorney’s charge for the service.
The MetLife Legal benefit is portable. If you leave the University, you must contact MetLife Legal Services within 30 days of your last day of employment. MetLife Legal will give you details on plan continuation. You can also view the MetLife Legal Portability Procedures for more information on the portability process that took effect as of January 1, 2020.