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Feb 14,2017 - Volunteer attorneys and paralegals provide telephone advocacy on behalf of food stamp recipients who are having problems receiving their benefits. Time commitment varies on a case by...
Location: Anywhere

Small Business Counseling--General at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Feb 8,2017 - Volunteer attorneys assist clients who need help choosing a business structure and making appropriate filings to the Secretary of State. Volunteers gain experience filing articles of...
Location: Anywhere

Municipal Court Pro Bono Panel at The Chicago Bar Foundation

Feb 7,2017 - Volunteers represent low-income litigants in Cook County’s First District Municipal Court in cases where a jury demand has been filed and the opposing party is represented by an...
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers and staff help clients prepare forms, draft motions and answer questions about bankruptcy in general, or the client’s case in particular, at the Dirkson Federal Court...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers assist pro se litigants at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse by reviewingdocuments, providing guidance on the discovery process, and assisting them through allphases of...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer Ombudsmen visit nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled livingfacilities in suburban Cook County to investigate and resolve complaints. Ombudsmen also help...
Location: Chicago

Spanish Speaking Volunteer Attorney at Administer Justice

Dec 18,2016 - Administer Justice is a faith based, legal aid organization that provides advice and representation to all low income clients. We have need for Spanish speaking, volunteer attorneys to...
Location: Elgin

Saturday Clinic Volunteer Attorney at Administer Justice

Dec 18,2016 - Administer Justice is a faith-based, legal aid organization committed to giving free advise and representation to all low income clients. We put on legal clinics, providing free...
Elgin, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Guardianship Proceedings at Legal Council for Health Justice (formerly AIDS Legal Council of Chicago)

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with subject matter experience represent minor children who require guardianships and for families of children with disabilities who are transitioning into adulthood...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Attorney and Law Student Intake Program at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys and law students interview potential clients at the CGLA office and satelite offices in Chicago. Following intake interviews, volunteers attend the weekly intake...
Location: Chicago

Senior Center Initiative (SCI) at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Dec 18,2016 - CDEL staff and volunteer attorneys prepare Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property, as well as Illinois Living Will Declarations for low-income seniors at senior centers...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Client Representation in a Variety of Matters at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Dec 18,2016 - Attorneys with experience in the subject matter handle a variety of civil matters affecting low-income seniors and individuals with special needs. CDEL staff attorneys provide...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Preparation of Income Tax Returns at Center for Economic Progress - Tax Clinic

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers prepare prior year and amended income tax returns for low-income families. The Center for Economic Progress offers tax training sessions each January that teach volunteers to...
Location: Chicago

Short-Term Mediation/Settlement Assistance in Federal Court or EEOC at Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Dec 18,2016 - The Lawyer's Committee's Employment Opportunity Project seeks to eliminate discrimination in all terms of employment, including hiring, pay, harassment, promotion, and discharge...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Cook County Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys represent homeowners in the Cook County Foreclosure Mediation program. Volunteers advocate for the clients' desired outcome in the negotiation and mediation...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Client Interviewing at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys conduct client interviews via telephone and provide people with disabilities with legal advice or information about their legal rights. Volunteers receive...
Location: Chicago

Special Education Clinic Helpline at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers provide legal information and advice to parents of children with disabilities about special education law, help parents draft letters, and conduct legal research on special...
Location: Chicago

Special Education Clinic at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys provide legal representation on special education issues for parents of students with disabilities in school meetings, mediations, expulsion hearings, due process...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers develop self-help materials on legal rights for people with disabilities.EFE will provide samples of other self-help materials that have been developed and provide review and...
Location: Chicago

Present Educational Seminars at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers conduct educational seminars for people with disabilities on areas of the law impacting persons with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, employment,...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter or expertise within their firm represent people with disabilities in administrative proceedings and in federal court on...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter or expertise within a firm represent adults with disabilities in probate court to oppose petitions for guardianship or to...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Abuse Investigation Unit at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Equip for Equality's Abuse Investigation Unit works to address systemic issues of abuse and neglect and also individual matters, including legal rights violations in facilities....
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Equip for Equality is responsible for populating a nationwide database summarizing employment discrimination cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Volunteers will read recent...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Expungement and Sealing Help Desk at James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys staff the Expungement and Sealing Help Desk at the Second Municipal District Courthouse for the Circuit Court of Cook County (Skokie Courthouse) with oversight and...
Location: Skokie

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