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Representing Students at School Expulsion Hearings at Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Oct 21,2016 - Students who are charged with an offense for which they may be expelled are entitled to a legal hearing to determine whether expulsion is warranted. Pro bono attorneys are needed at...
Location: Anywhere

LiveHelp Operator at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Oct 21,2016 - Illinois Legal Aid Online seeks volunteers for its exciting ‘LiveHelp’ program. LiveHelp is an innovative online chat service that allows people looking for legal...
Location: Anywhere

Represent Low-Income Taxpayers in a Tax Controversy at Center for Economic Progress - Tax Clinic

Oct 20,2016 - Volunteers represent taxpayers who have a current tax controversy before the IRS. Primary responsibilities include: explaining IRS letters/notices to taxpayers; resolving correspondence...
Location: Anywhere

Representation in Affirmative Asylum Cases at National Immigrant Justice Center

Oct 20,2016 - Asylum is a form of immigration relief that may be granted to individuals who flee persecution in their home country and provides individuals with lawful status in the U.S. that can...
Location: Anywhere

Senior Legal Assistance Clinics (SLAC) at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Oct 20,2016 - Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL) operates four Senior Legal Assistance Clinics at suburban senior centers and four urban Senior Legal Assistance Clinics to allow seniors to...
Location: Chicago
Oct 20,2016 - Through its 24-hour Chicago Police Custody Hotline, 1-800-LAW-REP-4, FDLA provides free legal representation to individuals held in custody by the Chicago Police Department. At the...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 20,2016 - Chancery Court Judges appoint CVLS to represent low-income pro se defendants with meritorious claims or defenses. Volunteer attorneys with some experience in mortgage foreclosure...
Location: Anywhere

Representation of Survivors of Sexual Assault at Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE)

Oct 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys handle all aspects of invidividual cases. Depending on the case, attorneys will represent clients as victims' attorneys in the criminal justice system or through...
Location: Anywhere

Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk at Center for Disability and Elder Law

Oct 18,2016 - CDEL administers the Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk (“Help Desk”) at the Cook County Circuit Court Daley Center. CDEL welcomes those attorneys who wish to obtain...
Location: Chicago
Oct 18,2016 - CGLA's evening volunteers assist individuals who are experiencing collateral consequences stemming from their involvement with the criminal justice system by researching their...
Location: Chicago

Clemency Firm-Based Program at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Oct 18,2016 - CGLA partners with law firms to prepare and present executive clemency petitions to the Prisoner Review Board to clear clients of their criminal records. CGLA screens cases for income-...
Location: Anywhere

Jail Family Law Clinic at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Oct 18,2016 -  The Jail Family Law Clinic provides legal advice for mothers in Cook County Jail and various transitional settings including halfway homes, work release programs, shelters, and...
Location: Chicago

Representation of Clients with HIV/AIDS in Various Legal Proceedings at Legal Council for Health Justice (formerly AIDS Legal Council of Chicago)

Oct 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys with experience in the subject matter handle all aspects of cases for clients with HIV/AIDS in areas including immigration, Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy, employment...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 18,2016 - Volunteers provide brief advice and service to individuals seeking to clear their criminal records through expungement, sealing, or executive clemency. Volunteers meet with clients,...
Location: Chicago

Preparation of Estate Planning Documents for Clients with HIV/AIDS at Legal Council for Health Justice (formerly AIDS Legal Council of Chicago)

Oct 18,2016 - Attorneys with subject matter experience prepare estate planning documents (wills, trusts, powers of attorney and any related documents) for low-income individuals with HIV.  Legal...
Location: Anywhere
Oct 18,2016 - Volunteer attorneys co-counsel discrimination cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act or other relevant statutes with Access Living attorneys. Attorneys...
Location: Anywhere

Intake Attorney at Administer Justice

Aug 30,2016 - Administer Justice, a faith-based legal aid organization, is seeking attorneys of all experience levels and law students with 7-11 licenses to meet with and evaluate the needs of our...
Location: Elgin
Aug 30,2016 - Administer Justice, a faith-based legal aid clinic, is in need of attorneys to represent clients pro bono in a variety of practice areas in Kane and DuPage Counties. Currently, our...
Location: Anywhere
Aug 26,2016 - The Blank Slate Records Program of the Chicago Legal Clinic, Inc. (Clinic) provides in-court help to pro se petitioners at their criminal records expungement and sealing hearings at the...
Location: Chicago

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

Aug 24,2016 - 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

Educational Equity Project Pro Bono Project Volunteer Attorney at Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Aug 24,2016 - The Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Inc., works to combat the school-to-prison pipeline through one of its newest initiatives, the Educational Equity...
Location: Anywhere

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

Aug 24,2016 - 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

Municipal Court Pro Bono Panel at The Chicago Bar Foundation

Aug 24,2016 - Volunteers represent low-income litigants in Cook County’s First District Municipal Court in cases where a jury demand has been filed and the opposing party is represented by an...
Location: Anywhere

Markham Expungement and Sealing Help Desk at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Aug 24,2016 - Volunteers provide brief advice and service to individuals seeking to clear their criminal records through expungement, sealing, or executive clemency. Volunteers meet with clients,...
Location: Markham

CVLS Panel Program at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Aug 24,2016 - Volunteer attorneys of all experience levels choose pro bono civil matters for client representation in many areas of law including divorce, custody, adoption, immigration, consumer...
Location: Anywhere

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