Volunteer Opportunities

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Jan 23,2017 - FDLA is a non-profit organization that provides free legal representation to people being interrogated in CPD custody. Chicago leads the nation in false and coerced confessions by a...
Location: Anywhere
Jan 20,2017 - Attorneys licensed to practice in Illinois are needed to volunteer at the Bridgeview Courthouse Advice Desk (Desk).   Volunteers provide advice to pro se individuals in family...
Location: Bridgeview

Young Professionals Board at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Jan 18,2017 - Illinois Legal Aid Online's Young Professionals Board (YPB) is an organized group of up-and-coming leaders who engage in networking, socializing, and fundraising in support of our...
Location: Anywhere
Jan 10,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic seeks volunteer law students (2L and 3L) for the Immigration Progam at its Pilsen Office located at 1914  S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL  60608....
Location: Chicago

Chancery Advice Desk - Daley Center at Chicago Legal Clinic

Jan 3,2017 - The Chancery Advice Desk assists pro se litigants with cases in the Circuit Court's Chancery Division - many of those cases are mortgage foreclosures. Volunteers provide brief advice...
Location: Chicago

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

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

Pro Bono Network Volunteer Attorney at Catholic Charities Legal Assistant Department

Dec 18,2016 - CCLA's greatest need is for attorneys to become part of our Pro Bono Network by accepting cases in their area of legal speciality. Once an attorney joins CCLA's Pro Bono Network...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

After-Hours Legal Advice Desk at Catholic Charities Legal Assistant Department

Dec 18,2016 - CCLA hosts three evening Legal Advice Desks per month in Chicago and the surrounding area at Catholic Charities locations. Volunteer attorneys meet with clients and discuss client...
Location: Chicago

Legal Advice Line at Catholic Charities Legal Assistant Department

Dec 18,2016 - CCLA operates a dedicated telephone line and receives calls from clients facing legal issues. A volunteer attorney handling a phone call will gather information about the client and...
Location: Chicago

Volunteer Mediator at Center for Conflict Resolution

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer mediators who have participated in CCR's Mediation Mentorship Program provide free mediation services to people who could not otherwise afford them. Volunteers are...
Location: Chicago

Legal Answers Volunteer Attorney at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Dec 18,2016 - Legal Answers, a virtual walk-in legal clinic, seeks volunteer attorneys to answer legal questions posted on a secure website.Step 1: Qualified client posts a question. Step 2:...
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

Representing a Family or Youth Experiencing Homelessness in an Education Case at Law Project of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys provide direct legal representation to families and unaccompanied youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Typically, volunteers provide legal advice and...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

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

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
Dec 18,2016 - FDLA is a non-profit organization that provides free legal representation to people in Chicago Police Department custody that do not yet have a lawyer. Less than 1% of suspects have...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
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 attorneys and paralegals provide telephone advocacy on behalf of food stamprecipients who are having problems receiving their benefits. Time commitment varies on a case by...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers receive a monthly email containing cases where LAF seeks collaboration withor help from a volunteer attorney. Cases include both transactional and litigation matters. The...
Chicago, Illinois
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 - The Foreclosure Substantive Representation Program of the Chicago Legal Clinic seeks a volunteer law student (1L, 2L, or 3L) to work with a Clinic attorney on mortgage foreclosure...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - The Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc. seeks a volunteer law student (IL or 2L) or a paralegal to work with a Clinic attorney on Social Security Disability / Supplemental Security Income...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - The LAF Young Professionals Board (YPB) is dedicated to supporting the mission andprograms of LAF through social events, fundraising initiatives, and community outreachefforts. The...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Chicago

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