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First Defense Legal Aid's Annual Event 2017 (Buy Tickets)


  • First Defense Legal Aid
  • John Marshall Law School


Viernes, Mayo 5, 2017 -
De 5:00pm hasta 7:30pm


19 W. Jackson Street
Chicago, IL 60604



Each year, First Defense Legal Aid (FDL) honors a person or people for embodying our mission and vision in their work.

The 2017 First Defense Award Winners are.

everyone who has ever volunteered to represent someone in police custody!

Together, FDLA's volunteer corps has made sure that there are lawyers and licensed law students on-call every minute of every day and night, for 22 years and counting!

Friday, May 5, 2017

5:00-7:30 p.m.

John Marshall Law School, 19 W. Jackson entrance

RSVP with a donation at or by check to First Defense Legal Aid, 5100 W. Harrison, Chicago, IL 60644

$75/ person donation ($40 reduced for honorees & others in need)

Sponsorship levels: $500; $1,500; $2,500 and $5,000