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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

Special Education Clinic Helpline at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers provide legal information and advice to parents of children with disabilities about special education law, help parents draft letters, and conduct legal research on special...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - LAF is looking for a volunteer to help with administrative tasks. The volunteer will create and organize case files, scan documents, collect and organize data for grant reporting, and...
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

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
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 - Volunteer Ombudsmen visit nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and skilled livingfacilities in suburban Cook County to investigate and resolve complaints. Ombudsmen also help...
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

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

Dec 18,2016 - 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...
Rockford, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Saturday Clinic Volunteer Attorney at Administer Justice

Dec 18,2016 - Administer Justice is a faith-based, legal aid organization committed to giving free advise and representation to all low income clients. We put on legal clinics, providing free...
Elgin, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Volunteer Law Student at Chicago Legal Clinic

Dec 18,2016 - The Chicago Legal Clinic seeks volunteer law students at its Austin Office located at 118 North Central Avenue, Chicago, IL  60644.   The law students will work with...
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

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

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
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

Special Education Clinic at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys provide legal representation on special education issues for parents of students with disabilities in school meetings, mediations, expulsion hearings, due process...
Location: Chicago

Administrative/Clerical at The Immigration Project

Dec 18,2016 - The clerical and administrative duties include the following:Reception/Intake (bilingual Spanish preferred)Bookkeeping/AccountingAssistant to the Director of Capacity & Volunteer...
Location: Normal

Expungement and Sealing Help Desk at James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys staff the Expungement and Sealing Help Desk at the Second Municipal District Courthouse for the Circuit Court of Cook County (Skokie Courthouse) with oversight and...
Location: Skokie

Eviction Defense Project at Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys protect the rights of tenants by presenting defenses in eviction court proceedings that can keep tenants in their homes. Volunteers represent clients in start-to-...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Intellectual Property Protection at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers advise clients regarding intellectual property protection and disputes. Disputed matters often involve evaluating the merits of infringement claims. Transactional matters...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Defensive Asylum Cases at National Immigrant Justice Center

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys represent defensive asylum applicants at their Master Calendar Hearings- preliminary hearings similar to arraignment hearings in criminal cases or status conferences...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Case Assistant at The Immigration Project

Dec 18,2016 - A Case Assistant is very involved in the logistics of preparing and following-up paperwork of actual cases, and can work into client interaction.  English-only is fine in most...
Location: Normal
Dec 18,2016 - Our volunteers will be translating birth and marriage certificates, client statements of hardship or abuse, and correspondence are the typical documents that need translating. ...
Location: Normal

Research Discrete Issues at Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Dec 18,2016 - LCLC is always in need of attorneys to conduct legal research on discrete matters related to a youth's criminal case. Volunteer attorneys work one-on-one with a staff attorney...
Location: Chicago

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