ILAO in the News
Help Squad: Consumers can file lawsuits and other legal documents online —some free via an online fee waiver
Chicago Tribune - June 13, 2018
Colpoys to leave Illinois Legal Aid Online for ‘adventure’ at start-up
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - April 17, 2018
Help Squad: Is bankruptcy right for you? And what kind?
Chicago Tribune - January 3, 2018
Help Squad: Is small claims court an option?
Chicago Tribune - November 2, 2017
Technology pairs lawyers with those who need them most
WBEZ - May 22, 2017
Program Director Teri Ross talks with Morning Shift about the Illinois Bar Foundation-funded Legal Answers pro bono program and the future of legal aid.
Case study: Illinois Legal Aid Online
Legal Services Corporation - May 2017
Free online legal service goes bilingual
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - March 3, 2017
Spanish speakers in Illinois now have 24-7 access to more than 300 articles, videos, and interactive forms for free, understandable legal information, thanks to the new Spanish-language version of Illinois Legal Aid Online.
Illinois Legal Aid Online earns praise as the best website of its kind in the country
ABA Journal - March 2017
If Oscars were awarded for legal aid, Lisa Colpoys might be working on her acceptance speech.
Free Virtual Legal Advice Service Starts
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - October 19, 2016
Illinois Legal Aid Online launched a virtual legal clinic Tuesday as part of a nationwide effort backed by the American Bar Association to improve access to justice.
February 24, 2017 - Reliable, Online Legal Help for Spanish Speakers is Here
February 24, 2017 - Ayuda Confiable en Línea Gente de Habla Hispana, Ahora Disponible
August 4, 2016 - New Website Connects People to Help When They Can't Afford a Lawyer
April 2018: Form Library Extreme Makeover Edition
March 2018: Sparking Connections!
February 2018: Are you ready for tax season?
January 2018: A new year, a new chance to make a difference!
End of 2017: The new year brings law changes!
December 2017: Happy holidays from ILAO!
November 2017: A time for thanks
October 2017: Do good - do pro bono!
September 2017: Free help with DACA renewal