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Dispute Resolution at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys review claims and often negotiate settlements to collect royalties or otherwise enforce or terminate contracts. LCA prefers that matters settle out of court and...
Location: Anywhere

Drafting and Reviewing Contracts at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys review, revise, draft and/or negotiate art and entertainment contracts. Contract types often include short agreements for clients to protect themselves when creating...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 28,2016 - TLP is a partner organization working with the Chicago Housing Authority, Inc., to implement the Choose to Own initiative — a program that permits current Housing Choice Voucher...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter conduct workshops on business and tax exempt organization legal issues. Most of these presentations are to individuals...
Location: Chicago

Transactional Legal Assistance at The Law Project

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys provide non-litigation, transactional and business law representation to community-based organizations in low-income neighborhoods of the Greater Chicago...
Location: Anywhere

Street Law Public Education Volunteer at First Defense Legal Aid

Oct 27,2016 - Help prepare for and give presentations to Chicagoans about their Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment rights to avoid false confessions, wrongful convictions, and other civil rights...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 27,2016 - DCFS makes administrative abuse and/or neglect guilt determinations that are appealable to a neutral hearing officer in an evidentiary hearing that must be decided within 90 days;...
Location: Anywhere

Independence Project Volunteer at Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers work independently to prepare a U visa application with their client.  After training and case assignment, they will meet with a client 3-4 times to prepare a U visa...
Location: Anywhere

DVLC Volunteer Attorneys at Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteer attorneys help to provide direct legal services for DVLC clients seeking Orders of Protection. They assist by interviewing clients, acting as a liaison between the staff...
Location: Chicago

Guardian Ad Litem for Disabled Adults at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers serve as Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) in Guardianship of Disabled Adult cases in the Probate Court. Volunteers meet and talk with the person alleged to be disabled, including...
Location: Anywhere

Guardian Ad Litem for Minors at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers serve as Guardian Ad Litems (GAL) of minors where CVLS is appointed by the Probate Court to represent the best interests of children involved in contested or problematic...
Location: Anywhere

CVLS Neighborhood Legal Clinics at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Clinic volunteers meet with clients one evening or weekend day every few months to provide a full range of legal services on a wide variety of issues. Volunteers provide brief legal...
Location: Chicago

Collection Defense Advice Desk at Chicago Legal Clinic

Oct 25,2016 - The Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc. (Clinic) needs volunteer attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois to staff our Collection Defense Advice Desk on Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m at...
Location: Markham

Representing Students at School Expulsion Hearings at Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Oct 21,2016 - Students who are charged with an offense for which they may be expelled are entitled to a legal hearing to determine whether expulsion is warranted. Pro bono attorneys are needed at...
Location: Anywhere

Represent Low-Income Taxpayers in a Tax Controversy at Center for Economic Progress - Tax Clinic

Oct 20,2016 - Volunteers represent taxpayers who have a current tax controversy before the IRS. Primary responsibilities include: explaining IRS letters/notices to taxpayers; resolving correspondence...
Location: Anywhere

Senior Legal Assistance Clinics (SLAC) at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Oct 20,2016 - Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL) operates four Senior Legal Assistance Clinics at suburban senior centers and four urban Senior Legal Assistance Clinics to allow seniors to...
Location: Chicago
Oct 20,2016 - Through its 24-hour Chicago Police Custody Hotline, 1-800-LAW-REP-4, FDLA provides free legal representation to individuals held in custody by the Chicago Police Department. At the...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 20,2016 - Chancery Court Judges appoint CVLS to represent low-income pro se defendants with meritorious claims or defenses. Volunteer attorneys with some experience in mortgage foreclosure...
Location: Anywhere

Representation of Survivors of Sexual Assault at Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE)

Oct 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys handle all aspects of invidividual cases. Depending on the case, attorneys will represent clients as victims' attorneys in the criminal justice system or through...
Location: Anywhere

Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Oct 18,2016 - CDEL administers the Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk (“Help Desk”) at the Cook County Circuit Court Daley Center. CDEL welcomes those attorneys who wish to obtain...
Location: Chicago
Oct 18,2016 - CGLA's evening volunteers assist individuals who are experiencing collateral consequences stemming from their involvement with the criminal justice system by researching their...
Location: Chicago

Clemency Firm-Based Program at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Oct 18,2016 - CGLA partners with law firms to prepare and present executive clemency petitions to the Prisoner Review Board to clear clients of their criminal records. CGLA screens cases for income-...
Location: Anywhere

Jail Family Law Clinic at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Oct 18,2016 -  The Jail Family Law Clinic provides legal advice for mothers in Cook County Jail and various transitional settings including halfway homes, work release programs, shelters, and...
Location: Chicago

Representation of Clients with HIV/AIDS in Various Legal Proceedings at Legal Council for Health Justice (formerly AIDS Legal Council of Chicago)

Oct 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter handle all aspects of cases for clients with HIV/AIDS in areas including immigration, Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy, employment...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 18,2016 - Volunteers provide brief advice and service to individuals seeking to clear their criminal records through expungement, sealing, or executive clemency. Volunteers meet with clients,...
Location: Chicago

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