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After-Hours Legal Advice Desk at Catholic Charities Legal Assistance

Mar 27,2017 - 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

Pro Bono Network Volunteer Attorney at Catholic Charities Legal Assistance

Mar 27,2017 - 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...
Location: Anywhere

Seminar Presenter at Catholic Charities Legal Assistance

Mar 27,2017 - CCLA provides informational and educational seminars on topics of interest and concern to our clients at Catholic Charities locations. The 1-hour seminars are geared toward the lay...
Location: Anywhere

CCLA Legal Advice Line at Catholic Charities Legal Assistance

Mar 27,2017 - 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

Foreclosure Help Desk (Geneva) at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

Mar 24,2017 - Prairie State Legal Services seeks volunteer attorneys and law students to staff the Foreclosure Help Desk located at the Kane County Courthouse in Geneva on Mondays-Fridays from 9am...
Location: Geneva
Mar 24,2017 - Prairie State Legal Services and the Volunteer Lawyers Program seek pro bono attorneys to represent low income victims of domestic violence in dissolution of marriage cases in Lake...
Location: Anywhere
Mar 24,2017 - Prairie State Legal Services seeks Spanish speaking pro bono attorneys in Lake County to represent low income Spanish speakers in uncontested minor guardianship cases and in divorces...
Location: Anywhere

Intake and Advice Clinic (Waukegan) at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

Mar 24,2017 - Prairie State Legal Services' Lake County Illinois office seeks volunteer attorneys to participate in our weekly intake and advice clinics.  Attorneys conduct intake interviews...
Location: Waukegan, Rockford

Low Income Tax Clinic (Wheaton) at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

Mar 24,2017 - The Low Income Tax Clinic provides free legal advice and representation in tax controversies to low-income individuals.Critical issues our clients face include denial of anti-poverty...
Location: Anywhere

Social Security Reconsideration Project at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

Mar 24,2017 - Help a person with disabilities get benefits to enable her to meet her basic human needs!Volunteer attorneys represent clients at the reconsideration stage of appeal after they have...
Location: Anywhere

Draft Qualified Domestic Relations Orders in Divorce Cases at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

Mar 24,2017 - Prairie State staff and pro bono attorneys handle hundreds of divorce cases each year, many involving survivors of domestic violence.  While most of these cases involve little or...
Location: Anywhere

Young Professionals Board at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Mar 21,2017 - 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

Adult Guardianship Help Desk at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Mar 9,2017 - CDEL administers the Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk (“Help Desk”) at the Daley Center, assisting pro se petitioners in Adult Guardianships of the Person.Volunteering at...
Location: Chicago

Paralegal volunteer needed at Civic Legal Corps

Mar 8,2017 - Volunteer opportunity available for a paralegal or paralegal student interested in working with low income families in family law matters, including divorce, parentage, orders of...
Location: Chicago

Legal Answers Volunteer Attorney at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Mar 7,2017 - 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: Volunteer...
Location: Anywhere

Immigration Status under the Violence Against Women Act at National Immigrant Justice Center

Mar 2,2017 - Help an immigrant survivor of domestic abuse obtain immigration status in the United States independent of their abuser. To prepare a self-petition under VAWA, a pro bono...
Location: Anywhere

Habeas Petitions - Unlawful Detention of Immigrants at National Immigrant Justice Center

Mar 2,2017 - Challenge the unlawful detention of immigrants by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), particularly indefinite detention. DHS detains more than 40,000 noncitizens in civil...
Location: Anywhere

Freedom of Information Act Requests and Litigation at National Immigrant Justice Center

Mar 2,2017 - Represent the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) in filing and litigating Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and analyzing the data secured through the FOIA. NIJC often...
Location: Anywhere

Immigration Bond Hearing Representation at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Mar 2,2017 - Through a partnership between the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and the National Immigrant Justice Center, represent...
Location: Anywhere
Mar 1,2017 - Pro Bono Network (PBN) partners with National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) to provide volunteers, working with a partner, who meet with clients and prepare U Visa applications for...
Location: Anywhere

Represent Immigrant Children at National Immigrant Justice Center

Mar 1,2017 - Special Immigrant Juvenile status (SIJS) is a form of immigration relief for children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. To obtain SIJS, the attorney must petition the state...
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Affirmative Asylum Cases at National Immigrant Justice Center

Mar 1,2017 - Asylum may be granted to individuals who flee persecution in their home country and provides individuals with lawful status in the U.S. that can lead to citizenship. In affirmative...
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Defensive Asylum Cases at National Immigrant Justice Center

Mar 1,2017 - Volunteer attorneys represent defensive asylum applicants at their Master Calendar Hearings- preliminary hearings similar to arraignment hearings in criminal cases or status conferences...
Location: Anywhere

Guardianship Help Desk at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Feb 22,2017 - Volunteering at the Help Desk is a great way to learn just the Guardianship process from start to finish, as well as get experience working with clients. CDEL welcomes those who wish to...
Location: Chicago
Feb 20,2017 - For Summer 2017:  The Chicago Legal Clinic seeks volunteer law students (2L and 3L) for the Immigration Program at its Pilsen Office located at 1914 S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL...
Location: Chicago

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