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Fall Open House at Pro Bono Network

Aug 18,2017 - Attorneys! There is a huge need for your help, but we get the impracticalities of volunteering. We offer backup, malpractice, training, and ways to make volunteering easy.  Check...
Location: Oak Park

Immigration Bond Hearing Representation at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services

Aug 18,2017 - 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

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

Aug 18,2017 - 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

Aug 18,2017 - 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

Aug 18,2017 - 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
Aug 18,2017 - 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

Aug 18,2017 - 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

Aug 18,2017 - 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

Aug 18,2017 - 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

Administrative Volunteer at Chicago Legal Clinic

Aug 16,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic's LASPD Program (Legal Advocates for Seniors and People with Disabilities) needs volunteers to work on administrative matters.  LASPD offers low-cost...
Location: Chicago

Young Professionals Board at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Aug 14,2017 - 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 ILAO...
Location: Anywhere

Paralegal or College Student at Chicago Legal Clinic

Aug 3,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic seeks a volunteer paralegal or college student to work at the Clinic's South Chicago Office, 2938 E. 91st Street, Chicago, IL  60617.  The...
Location: Chicago

Volunteer Law Student at Chicago Legal Clinic

Aug 3,2017 - The Chicago Legal Clinic seeks a volunteer law student at its office in South Chicago, 2938 E. 91st Street, Chicago, IL.  The law student would work with a Clinic attorney in...
Location: Chicago
Aug 3,2017 - A Volunteer Law Student (1L, 2L, or 3L) is needed for the Chicago Legal Clinic's FSR Program (Foreclosure Substantive Representation Program) located at the Clinic's downtown...
Location: Chicago

Volunteer Attorneys and 711 Students Needed at First Defense Legal Aid

Aug 2,2017 - When it comes to fighting Chicago's problems with police misconduct and false confessions, volunteering with FDLA lets you be a part of the solution! FDLA runs a 24 hour hotline that...
Location: Anywhere

LiveHelp Operator at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Jul 19,2017 - 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
Jul 14,2017 - The Chancery Division Advice Desk (Desk) helps pro se litigants who have cases in the Chancery Division  - many of those cases are mortgage foreclosures.  Volunteers provide...
Location: Chicago

Legal Answers Volunteer Attorney at Illinois Legal Aid Online

May 30,2017 - 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:...
Location: Anywhere

2017 Cook County Expungement Summit at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Apr 20,2017 - The annual expungement summit will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017. Volunteer attorneys are needed to review the criminal records of Expungement Summit attendees, determine whether...
Location: Cicero

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

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