Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Law Student for Foreclosure Substantive Representation Program

Organization

Chicago Legal Clinic

Location

211 West Wacker Drive
Suite 750
Chicago, IL 60606

Website

Description

A Volunteer Law Student (1L, 2L, or 3L) is needed for the Chicago Legal Clinic's FSR Program (Foreclosure Substantive Representation Program) located at the Clinic's downtown office. The FSR Program represents clients in mortgage foreclosure defense cases and the law student works directly with a FSR Program attorney. The time commitment is 15-20 hours; days of the week are negotiable. The law student must have a laptop computer.

About the Organization

The Chicago Legal Clinic provides legal representation on a sliding scale based on household income to disadvantaged individuals from four offices in Chicago - Austin, Downtown, Pilsen and South Chicago.

The Chicago Legal Clinic also operates courthouse-based Advice Desks that provide free legal help.