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Spanish Speaking Volunteer Attorney at Administer Justice

Dec 18,2016 - Administer Justice is a faith based, legal aid organization that provides advice and representation to all low income clients. We have need for Spanish speaking, volunteer attorneys to...
Location: Elgin

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
Dec 18,2016 - Equip for Equality is responsible for populating a nationwide database summarizing employment discrimination cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Volunteers will read recent...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Abuse Investigation Unit at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Equip for Equality's Abuse Investigation Unit works to address systemic issues of abuse and neglect and also individual matters, including legal rights violations in facilities....
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter or expertise within a firm represent adults with disabilities in probate court to oppose petitions for guardianship or to...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers develop self-help materials on legal rights for people with disabilities.EFE will provide samples of other self-help materials that have been developed and provide review and...
Location: Chicago
Dec 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter or expertise within their firm represent people with disabilities in administrative proceedings and in federal court on...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Present Educational Seminars at Equip for Equality

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers conduct educational seminars for people with disabilities on areas of the law impacting persons with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, employment,...
Location: Chicago

Representation of a Juvenile in a Criminal Defense Case at Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Dec 18,2016 - Volunteers co-counsel with LCLC attorneys or represent a client on their own in either juvenile court or adult criminal court. LCLC primarily relies on volunteers with subject...
Chicago, Illinois
Location: Anywhere

Legal Content Editor/Contributor at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Nov 15,2016 - Illinois Legal Aid Online is on a mission to increase access to justice for those in need. We work to expand the reach of attorneys in Illinois by providing free, online legal...
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Landlord/Tenant Matters at Uptown People's Law Center

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys represent clients in landlord/tenant matters in the Circuit Court of Cook County. Volunteers handle all aspects of representation, including interviewing clients,...
Location: Anywhere

Represent Immigrant Children at National Immigrant Justice Center

Oct 28,2016 - 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

Simple Divorce Program at Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteers handle all aspects of uncontested or simple divorce cases from beginning to end. Volunteers interview the client, prepare and file the pleadings for dissolution, possibly...
Location: Anywhere

Dispute Resolution at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys review claims and often negotiate settlements to collect royalties or otherwise enforce or terminate contracts. LCA prefers that matters settle out of court and...
Location: Anywhere

Drafting and Reviewing Contracts at Lawyers for the Creative Arts

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys review, revise, draft and/or negotiate art and entertainment contracts. Contract types often include short agreements for clients to protect themselves when creating...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 28,2016 - TLP is a partner organization working with the Chicago Housing Authority, Inc., to implement the Choose to Own initiative — a program that permits current Housing Choice Voucher...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter conduct workshops on business and tax exempt organization legal issues. Most of these presentations are to individuals...
Location: Chicago

Transactional Legal Assistance at The Law Project

Oct 28,2016 - Volunteer attorneys provide non-litigation, transactional and business law representation to community-based organizations in low-income neighborhoods of the Greater Chicago...
Location: Anywhere

Street Law Public Education Volunteer at First Defense Legal Aid

Oct 27,2016 - Help prepare for and give presentations to Chicagoans about their Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendment rights to avoid false confessions, wrongful convictions, and other civil rights...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 27,2016 - DCFS makes administrative abuse and/or neglect guilt determinations that are appealable to a neutral hearing officer in an evidentiary hearing that must be decided within 90 days;...
Location: Anywhere

Independence Project Volunteer at Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers work independently to prepare a U visa application with their client.  After training and case assignment, they will meet with a client 3-4 times to prepare a U visa...
Location: Anywhere

DVLC Volunteer Attorneys at Domestic Violence Legal Clinic

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteer attorneys help to provide direct legal services for DVLC clients seeking Orders of Protection. They assist by interviewing clients, acting as a liaison between the staff...
Location: Chicago

Guardian Ad Litem for Disabled Adults at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers serve as Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) in Guardianship of Disabled Adult cases in the Probate Court. Volunteers meet and talk with the person alleged to be disabled, including...
Location: Anywhere

Guardian Ad Litem for Minors at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Volunteers serve as Guardian Ad Litems (GAL) of minors where CVLS is appointed by the Probate Court to represent the best interests of children involved in contested or problematic...
Location: Anywhere

CVLS Neighborhood Legal Clinics at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Oct 25,2016 - Clinic volunteers meet with clients one evening or weekend day every few months to provide a full range of legal services on a wide variety of issues. Volunteers provide brief legal...
Location: Chicago

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